Average Salary for Ruth's Chris Steak House Employees

Operating out of Metairie, La., restaurant company Ruth's Chris Steak House employs talent in positions ranging from Sous Chef to Assistant General Manager. A salary of $49K annually is the median rate at Ruth's Chris Steak House. For the most part, employee paychecks at Ruth's Chris Steak House fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; where you live and how long you've been working also matter, but to a lesser degree. This report 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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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Restaurant General Managers, Assistant General Managers, Sous Chefs, and Bookkeepers; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $62K per year, the other salaries come in at about $55K, approximately $45K, and $30K, respectively.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($55K annually) can be spotted in Charlotte, N.C.; Fairfax, Va. ($50K), Charleston, S.C. (about $40K), and Philadelphia, Pa. (approximately $30K) are the next top-paying cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Florida, where salaries average out at $66K per year.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $51K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $49K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Ruth's Chris Steak House employees (50 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $58K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $58K per year for Certified Food Protection Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Certified ServSafe Food Handlers with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $56K annually. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Ruth's Chris Steak House come out on top, and their salaries approach about $48K per year.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Financial Analysis; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $71K annually. A common skill in Ruth's Chris Steak House's work force is Operations Management; a majority of survey participants report using it on the job. Key skills also include People Management, Inventory Management, and Inventory Control.

Benefits and Perks

Approximately one-half participate in a 401(k) program. A solid majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a fair number of workers also include dental insurance. Perks also include life insurance, relocation expenses, and free drinks.

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$30,443 - $57,500
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
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