Nearing the top of the pay scale are Meat Cutters, Prep Cooks, Line Cooks, and Bakers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $12.15 per hour, the other salaries come in at about $10.00, $9.88, and approximately $9.00, respectively. Earning only on average, Servers make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($11.35 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Louisville, Ky.; Cedar Rapids, Iowa (around $10.75), Cape Girardeau, Mo. ($10.36), and Clarksville, Ind. (approximately $9.88) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at ) is Grand Prairie, Texas. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Florida, where the average salary is $11.49 per hour.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $10.67 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (61 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of around $8.88 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Regarding pay and education, Texas Roadhouse, Inc pays those with an Associate of Arts (AA) the most — $12.00.
Employees who count Microsoft Excel among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $13.22 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; nearly one-half of Texas Roadhouse, Inc's people use it regularly.
Benefits and Perks
For more than a third of workers, benefits include health insurance, and one-fourth of workers get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include flexible hours, free drinks, a casual working environment, and food/meal discounts.