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 Executive Chef to Sous Chef. An average Ruth's Chris Steak House employee can expect to make $43K per year. Though what you do at the company and your experience level do impact pay, where you live 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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Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of around $85K annually) in Florida.


Executive Chefs rake in the most money, with average earnings of $72K per year; Restaurant General Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to about $72K, while Restaurant Managers and Sous Chefs rank near the top as well (approximately $47K and $41K, respectively).

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $43K annually on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $65K per year. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $57K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Being an Executive Chef Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $72K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Certified Food Protection Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $71K annually. At Ruth's Chris Steak House, employees who hold an Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS) receive the highest salaries at $57K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Budget Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $79K per year. People Management is a popular skill in the Ruth's Chris Steak House workforce; the larger part of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other top skills include Operations Management, Inventory Management, and Inventory Control.


At Ruth's Chris Steak House, there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

A fair number of employees save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. For a majority of survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants get dental coverage, too. Additional benefits of working here are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Ruth's Chris Steak House


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77 %
$24,600 - $47,500
$24,511 - $74,322

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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