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Average Hourly Rate for Texas Roadhouse, Inc Employees

Headquartered in Louisville, Ky., Texas Roadhouse, Inc offers a range of employment opportunities in the eating and drinking places, from Server to Line Cook. On average, Texas Roadhouse, Inc employees receive $9.06 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $18.00. What you do at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Texas Roadhouse, Inc workers, followed by where you live and how long you've been working. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Texas Roadhouse, Inc
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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[-]Server (8)
$2.17 - $9.08  
[-]Server (8)
Hourly Rate$2.17 - $9.08  
[+]Line Cook (7)
$7.55 - $13.10  
[+]Line Cook (7)
Hourly Rate$7.55 - $13.10  
[+]Meat Cutter (4)
$8.58 - $19.13  
[+]Meat Cutter (4)
Hourly Rate$8.58 - $19.13  
[+]Prep Cook (3)
$7.95 - $13.96  
[+]Prep Cook (3)
Hourly Rate$7.95 - $13.96  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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Louisville, Kentucky 40205

Eating and Drinking Places, Restaurant

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The highest paychecks go to Meat Cutters, who earn an average approximately $13.66 per hour, closely trailed by Prep Cooks ($11.25), Restaurant Cooks ($9.61), and Line Cooks (around $9.35). Texas Roadhouse, Inc hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Servers ( on average).


The highest pay by state can be found in Kentucky, where pay average out at $13.25 per hour.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $10.00 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (53 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $8.58 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $10.00 per hour. Texas Roadhouse, Inc provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate's Degree — these employees rake in $11.00 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Customer Service; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $11.24 per hour.

Benefits and Perks

Around half have health insurance, and benefits for just over two-fifths of workers also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as flexible hours, free drinks, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

Key Stats for Texas Roadhouse, Inc


40 %
60 %
Hourly Rate
$2 - $11
Hourly Rate
$8 - $13
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
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