Bringing in the most money are Line Cooks — their earnings average about $12.00 per hour. Dishwashers are a close second at approximately $10.00 along with Cashiers ($9.87) and Prep Cooks ($9.83). Among the lower-paid positions at The Cheesecake Factory, Inc. are Servers — the median salary for this role approaches.
Residents of Atlanta, Ga. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $10.48 per hour; other top-paying cities include Columbus, Ohio (around $10.00) and Thousand Oaks, Calif. ($9.00). Across The Cheesecake Factory, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Illinois earn the most, taking home $10.88 per hour.
Years of Experience
Average pay is around $10.00 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the The Cheesecake Factory, Inc. workforce (41 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $9.64 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers earn approximately $9.85 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts.
When it comes to skills, Cash Handling seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $9.87 per hour. A garden variety skill at The Cheesecake Factory, Inc. is Customer Service; nearly one-half of The Cheesecake Factory, Inc.'s people use it regularly.
Benefits and Perks
The larger part of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. At The Cheesecake Factory, Inc., a majority of workers have health insurance, and a majority of survey participants have dental coverage. Perks also include free drinks.