Bringing in the most money are Meat Cutters — their earnings average $12.15 per hour. Prep Cooks are a close second at $11.00 along with Bakers (approximately $10.00) and Line Cooks (about $9.97). Financial compensation for Servers is rather low — on average only — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $15.50 per hour) can be spotted in Anchorage, Alaska; the company's headquarter city of Louisville, Ky. ($14.95), Butler, Pa. ($14.49), and Cedar Rapids, Iowa ($10.75) are the next top-paying cities. At around $7.07, Knoxville, Tenn. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the firm, employees working in Kentucky take home the most — approximately $12.00 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $11.14 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (60 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $9.57 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers receive bigger paychecks (about $14.40 per hour) than those without credentials. It pays to have an Associate of Arts (AA) at Texas Roadhouse, Inc — these employees make the most at around $12.01 per hour.
Employees who count Accounts Payable among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $19.97 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, over a third of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Order Inventory, Food Preparation, and Marketing Management were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Texas Roadhouse, Inc can sometimes lack paid time off; one in five employees get paid vacation days, and one in ten workers receive paid sick leave. For roughly two in five workers, benefits include health insurance, and roughly a third of workers get dental coverage, too. Texas Roadhouse, Inc employees also enjoy perks such as free drinks, flexible hours, a casual working environment, food/meal discounts, and life insurance.