Average Salary for Ruth's Chris Steak House Employees

Ruth's Chris Steak House is a restaurant firm headquartered in Metairie, La. that hires for Sous Chef positions, Executive Chef roles, and more. The average Ruth's Chris Steak House employee earns $41K per year. Where you live plays the largest role in compensation at Ruth's Chris Steak House, but what you do at the company and your experience level affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Ruth's Chris Steak House Median Salary by Job


Sous Chef
6 profiles

Restaurant Manager
5 profiles

Executive Chef
5 profiles

General Manager, Restaurant
3 profiles

Sales and Marketing Manager
2 profiles

Catering Sales Manager
2 profiles

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  • Updated: 10 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
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Metairie, Louisiana 70002

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Source: Freebase


By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Florida, where the average salary is $90K annually.


Executive Chefs earn the highest median pay at around $72K per year, followed by Restaurant General Managers (about $72K), Restaurant Managers ($48K), and Sous Chefs ($41K). On the lower end are Sales and Marketing Managers at approximately $38K on average.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Ruth's Chris Steak House for between five and 10 years earn about $67K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $39K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Executive Chef Certifications earn around $72K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Becoming a Certified Food Protection Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make $70K on average. Employees who have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) make the most here, hauling in $69K per year.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Budget Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $79K annually. Operations Management is regularly seen around here; a majority of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Training, People Management, and Inventory Management are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

To plan for old age, a solid majority of employees maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for a majority of employees and dental coverage for over one-half of workers. A few more workplace perks are a subsidized cell phone, free drinks, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Ruth's Chris Steak House


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76 %
$29,163 - $41,712
$24,511 - $74,322

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
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