Development Program Salary & Benefits
Pay Philosophy: Luby's believes that rewarding employees is vital to keeping our company successful. Accordingly, we've designed a compensation program that supports continued growth for you and Luby's.

If you are accepted into the Luby's Management in Training Program, you can expect an excellent income for your level of responsibility. By applying skills learned throughout the program, participants can set their own pace for advancement


The goal of our philosophy is threefold:
  • To align compensation with business strategies
  • To reward managers for excellence in financial performance
  • To attract and retain the best talent in the restaurant industry
Manager in Training/Assistant Manager:
Competitive salary based on skills, experience, and education. Regular performance evaluations provide potential for merit increases.

Associate Manager/General Manager:
As the top members of restaurant management, Associates and GMʼs are rewarded based on how their restaurants perform financially. Salary is then supplemented by a payout based on the restaurantʼs controllable profit margin.


Luby's management employees are eligible to participate in optional Health, Dental and Vision insurance programs beginning on their date of hire. Luby's also provides company paid short term and long term disability benefits. Basic Life Insurance and Supplemental Life insurance is also available. Luby's also offers a company paid Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to all eligible employees.

Regular, full-time employees are granted PTO (Paid Time Off) benefits after each anniversary date as indicated below based on continuous, uninterrupted employment. PTO must be used each year. Unused PTO does not carry over to the next year.
Employees with less than 1 year of employment are granted 10 days of PTO*
Employees that have 1 to 4 years of employment are granted 18 days of PTO
Employees that have 5 years or more of employment 21 days of PTO
* May not be used during the initial MIT training period unless previously approved..

Other Benefits
  • Participate in the Company's 401(k) program
  • Luby's Education and Advanced Development (L.E.A.D.) program designed to provide ongoing training and coaching for assistant and associate managers
  • Management referral bonus program
  • Luby's Advanced Mentoring Program (L.A.M.P) implemented to support assistant manager's accelerated growth
  • Employee Assistance Program provides confidential professional services
  • Business-casual attire in the restaurants
  • Generous meal plan for managers and their immediate family
  • Two consecutive days off per week
  • No late hours - restaurants close at 8:00 p.m. (8:30 p.m. during the summer)

Luby's, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our employment practices are in accord with the laws that prohibit discrimination due to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age disability or other protected status.