Average Salary for Ruth's Chris Steak House Employees

Headquartered in Metairie, La., Ruth's Chris Steak House offers a range of employment opportunities in the restaurant, from Sous Chef to Executive Chef. Employees at Ruth's Chris Steak House make $41K per year on average. At Ruth's Chris Steak House, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is geography — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your role at the company and your experience level each factor into the equation as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Ruth's Chris Steak House Median Salary by Job


Sous Chef
6 profiles

Executive Chef
5 profiles

Restaurant Manager
5 profiles

United States (change)

General Manager, Restaurant
3 profiles

Catering Sales Manager
2 profiles

2 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30
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About This Company

Metairie, Louisiana 70002

Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

Source: Freebase


Across its U.S. offices, the state of Florida pays Ruth's Chris Steak House the most — $90K annually on average.


Executive Chefs are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $72K per year; Restaurant General Managers, Restaurant Managers, and Sous Chefs also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $72K, about $48K, and around $41K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Ruth's Chris Steak House are Sales and Marketing Managers — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $38K.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $67K annually. The largest slice of the Ruth's Chris Steak House workforce (33 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $39K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to around $72K annually for Executive Chef Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Food Protection Professionals with credentials; these people earn $70K per year on average. Ruth's Chris Steak House provides the highest financial reward to those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) — these employees rake in about $69K annually.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Budget Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $79K per year. Folks here also tend to know Operations Management; on the survey, the larger part of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other skills in demand are Training, People Management, and Inventory Management.

Benefits and Perks

A solid majority of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. At Ruth's Chris Steak House, over one-half of workers have health insurance, and more than half of workers have dental coverage. Some other perks are a subsidized cell phone, free drinks, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Ruth's Chris Steak House


24 %
76 %
$29,163 - $41,712
$24,511 - $74,322

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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