Average Hourly Rate for The Cheesecake Factory, Inc. Employees

The Cheesecake Factory, Inc., another name in the ever-expanding restaurant, welcomes job seekers of all trades. Headquartered in Calabasas, Calif., the company has open positions ranging from Line Cook to Server. The Cheesecake Factory, Inc. offers employees an average of $11.06 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $20.85. Though your role at the company and how long you've been working are influential salary factors for those at The Cheesecake Factory, Inc., where you live turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Calabasas, California 

Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $13.82 per hour) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; Salt Lake City, Utah (about $13.00), Phoenix, Ariz. ($12.00), and Memphis, Tenn. ($11.50) are the next top-paying cities. At , Woodbridge, Va. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Across The Cheesecake Factory, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of New York earn the most, taking home around $12.48 per hour.


Earning $12.33 per hour on average, Line Cooks receive the most money, followed by Prep Cooks (about $11.06), Bakers ($10.75), and Dishwashers (approximately $10.00). Among the lower-paid positions at The Cheesecake Factory, Inc. are Servers — the median salary for this role approaches.

Years of Experience

Average pay is around $12.21 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (60 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $10.50 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $12.38 per hour for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Employees who have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) make the most here, hauling in $11.00 per hour.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Operations Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $14.05 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just over two-fifths of The Cheesecake Factory, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Cash Handling, Food Preparation, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

Over a third of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. A majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for a majority of workers also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as food/meal discounts, food/meals on duty, and free drinks.

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Key Stats for The Cheesecake Factory, Inc.


35 %
65 %
Hourly Rate
$2 - $13
Hourly Rate
$8 - $14
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 24 votes.

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