Rutter’s increases pay, plans expansion
YORK — Rutter’s has made the hazard pay implemented at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic permanent and has made performance increases, which have increased total wages by 15 percent for 2021.
Last April, Rutter’s added hazard pay for store employees of $2 per hour for team members and an extra $100 per week for store managers.
The starting hourly wage is now $12.50 per hour, which increases to $13 per hour after three months of employment. Rutter’s top store and restaurant managers earn over $100,000.
The York-based company also plans to spend over
$100 million throughout the year for new builds, and remodeling existing locations.
Rutter’s investment in new builds includes four locations opening in 2021 across Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virginia, along with seven locations beginning construction.