Average Salary for Ruth's Chris Steak House Employees

Based in Metairie, La.,restaurant player Ruth's Chris Steak House offers many employment opportunities, including Sous Chef and Restaurant General Manager positions. A salary of $52K per year is the median rate at Ruth's Chris Steak House. Though geography and your experience level do impact pay, your role at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at Ruth's Chris Steak House. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Metairie, Louisiana 70002

Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Bringing in the most money are Restaurant General Managers — their earnings average approximately $61K annually. Assistant General Managers are a close second at $55K along with Sous Chefs ($45K).


Residents of Charlotte, N.C. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $55K per year; other top-paying cities include Fairfax, Va. (around $50K) and Charleston, S.C. ($40K). Ruth's Chris Steak House workers in Florida earn the most — around $66K annually on average.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $60K per year on average. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $49K annually on average. The largest fraction of Ruth's Chris Steak House people (56 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $59K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Food Protection Professionals receive bigger paychecks ($58K annually) than those without credentials. Certified ServSafe Food Handlers with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $56K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Ruth's Chris Steak House — these employees make the most at $58K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Financial Analysis; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $65K per year. Operations Management is a popular skill among Ruth's Chris Steak House workers, with a fair number of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other skills in demand are People Management, Inventory Control, and Inventory Management.

Benefits and Perks

Ruth's Chris Steak House sponsors a 401(k) program, and approximately half use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of workers, and for a fair number of employees, dental coverage is too. Some other advantages of working at Ruth's Chris Steak House are life insurance, relocation expenses, and free drinks.

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Key Stats for Ruth's Chris Steak House


43 %
57 %
$38,809 - $64,363
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
$34,450 - $71,000

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