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Average Hourly Rate for Texas Roadhouse, Inc Employees

In keeping with the fast-paced eating and drinking places industry, Louisville, Kentucky-based Texas Roadhouse, Inc employs a variety of talent to meet demands; available positions stretch from Line Cook to Meat Cutter. Salaries for Texas Roadhouse, Inc workers come to approximately $9.16 per hour, not including the $15.00 for overtime. At Texas Roadhouse, Inc, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your role at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though geography and how long you've been working each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Texas Roadhouse, Inc typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Texas Roadhouse, Inc
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Line Cook (6)
$7.12 - $12.16  
[-]Line Cook (6)
Hourly Rate$7.12 - $12.16  
[+]Meat Cutter (5)
$8.26 - $18.93  
[+]Meat Cutter (5)
Hourly Rate$8.26 - $18.93  
[+]Server (3)
$2.18 - $9.12  
[+]Server (3)
Hourly Rate$2.18 - $9.12  
[+]Restaurant Host/Hostess (2)
$5.09 - $8.18  
[+]Restaurant Host/Hostess (2)
Hourly Rate$5.09 - $8.18  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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Texas Roadhouse, Inc Details

Louisville, Kentucky 40205

Eating and Drinking Places, Restaurant

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Meat Cutters earn the highest median pay at around $13.47, followed by Restaurant Cooks ($9.61), Line Cooks ($9.20), and Restaurant Hosts and Hostesses (). At , Servers are among the lowest paid at Texas Roadhouse, Inc.


The highest pay by state can be found in Massachusetts, where pay average out at about $14.48 per hour.

Years of Experience

For employees with five to ten years at the company, wages tend to be at the approximately $10.17 mark. On the whole, the greater proportion of employees (46 percent) have a tenure of one to four years and bring home $8.42 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $12.00. The best paid folks at Texas Roadhouse, Inc have a GED or High School Diploma, earning approximately $12.50 per hour.

Benefits and Perks

Perks cover health insurance for a majority of workers and dental coverage for just over a half of workers. Other privileges include free drinks, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

Key Stats

47 %
53 %
Hourly Rate
$2 - $12
Hourly Rate
$9 - $14
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

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