When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($75K annually) can be spotted in Atlantic City; Charlotte (approximately $64K), Sacramento (around $49K), and Philadelphia ($30K) are the next top-paying cities. Within the firm, employees working in New Jersey take home the most — $75K per year on average.
Restaurant General Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $66K — though Executive Chefs, Restaurant Managers, and Restaurant Assistant Managers also do fairly well at $58K, approximately $50K, and about $45K, respectively. Bookkeepers are among the lowest paid at around $30K.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to $50K. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $49K. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Ruth's Chris Steak House employees (57 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and typically earn $60K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $58K. Regarding salaries and education, Ruth's Chris Steak House pays those with a B.A. in Economics the most — about $51K.
When it comes to skills, Hiring seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $75K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Operations Management; more than half consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Inventory Control, Customer Service, and Training.
Benefits and Perks
More than half of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a fair portion of workers, and a majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and free drinks.