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Professional experience

Years of experience

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Top 5 previous employers

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Restaurant
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Restaurant
Large size

Industries

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Size of previous employers

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Educational background

Fields of study

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Top educational institutions

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Oklahoma Christian University
Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

Employee data

Length of employment

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Age

Age distribution at Sonic.

Gender ratio

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GenderRatio
male57.7%
female42.3%

Top job titles

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Career advancement

Climb up the career ladder

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Low
Years in positionPercentage who advanced
<122.3%
124.5%
214.9%
37.4%
4+30.9%

Top 5 future employers

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Accommodation and Food Services
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Accommodation and Food Services
Large size

Summary

Company information

History

SONIC is a drive-in fast-food restaurant chain of 3,500 locations, 95% of which are owned by local businessmen and women. The chain serves approximately 3 million customers every day. SONIC is known for its specialty menu items, iSee more

Address

Multiple locations

Size

Large

Founded

1953

CEO

Cliff Hudson

Type

Company - Public

Revenue

$500M to $1B

Industry

Restaurant/Food Service

Departments

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FieldRatio
General and Operations Managers26.8%
other occupation26%
Servers / Bartenders20%
Cooks / Food Preparation12.8%
Management - Other9.5%
Computer / IT5%

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CookSonic Drive-InSavoy, IL
Who says FUN and RESPONSIBILITY can't hang together? At SONIC Drive-In restaurants, you'll have all that, along with great pay, flexible hours, a cool uniform and the camaraderie of fantastic co-workers. As a SONIC Drive-In restaurant Cook, you will...Read more
Assistant ManagerSonic Drive-InSavoy, IL
There are two kinds of people in this world: SONIC employees and those who wish they were SONIC employees. This elite group gets to work with awesome people, earn great pay, and sport the cool uniform. Being an Assistant Manager at a SONIC Drive-In...Read more
*The Job:*As a SONIC Drive-In Assistant General Manager, you are responsible for assisting and managing the daily operations of the Drive-In in conjunction with the General Manager to provide quality food in a clean, safe, and efficient manner so that...Read more
Crew memberSonic Drive-InMarion, OH
Fun. Flexible hours. Great pay. Fantastic people. Professional fulfillment. That uniquely cool SONIC uniform. Can this possibly get any better? YES IT CAN!Like a Grilled Chicken Wrap, the SONIC Drive-In Restaurant Team Member position is a savory plethora...Read more
Carhop/Skating Carhop (Server)Sonic Drive-InBryant, AR
Looking for a way to apply that boundless enthusiasm you wake up with every morning? We can help. At SONIC, you get great pay, flexible hours and a cool uniform-while doing the job you love. As a SONIC Carhop, you are part of an elite group, filling a role...Read more
Restaurant Team Member (Crew)Sonic Drive-InHot Springs National Park, AR
Fun. Flexible hours. Great pay. Fantastic people. Professional fulfillment. That uniquely cool SONIC uniform. Can this possibly get any better? YES IT CAN! Like a Grilled Chicken Wrap, the SONIC Drive-In Restaurant Team Member position is a savory plethora...Read more
CarhopSonicFrisco, TX
Carhop*The Job:*As a SONIC Drive-In Carhop, your primary responsibility is to provide every guest with a SuperSONIC experience by:* Delivering a warm, friendly, and fast experience to every guest* Being a menu genius and helping SONIC customers navigate...Read more
Carhop or Skating CarhopSonic Drive-InMarion, OH
Looking for a way to apply that boundless enthusiasm you wake up with every morning? We can help. At SONIC, you get great pay, flexible hours and a cool uniform-while doing the job you love.As a SONIC Carhop, you are part of an elite group, filling a role...Read more
General ManagerSonic Drive-InRound Rock, TX
It's the dream job you never have to wake up from. At SONIC, you'll whistle while you work, gaining a sense of accomplishment along the way. You'll interact with fantastic people, earn great pay, sport a cool uniform. As a SONIC Drive-In restaurant General...Read more
Shift ManagerSonicDallas, TX
*The Job:*As a SONIC Drive-In Shift Manager, you are responsible for assisting the General Manager and Assistant General Manager in managing the daily operations of the restaurant to provide quality food in a clean, safe, and efficient manner so that...Read more
Restaurant Crew MemberSonicFlower Mound, TX
Crew Member*The Job: * As a SONIC Drive-In Crew Member - which may include Frozen, Fountain, Expo, or Switchboard - your primary responsibility is to provide every guest with a SuperSONIC experience by:* Creating and packaging delicious menu items* Trying...Read more
*The Job:*As a SONIC Drive-In Shift Manager, you are responsible for assisting the General Manager and Assistant General Manager in managing the daily operations of the restaurant to provide quality food in a clean, safe, and efficient manner so that...Read more
Crew Member*The Job: *As a SONIC Drive-In Cook, your primary responsibility is to provide every guest with a SuperSONIC experience by:* Cooking, creating, and packaging delicious menu items* Trying to beat your best record, every time* Being proactive (If...Read more
Cook Starting Pay $9.50Sonic Drive-InBoise, ID
Who says FUN and RESPONSIBILITY can't hang together? At SONIC Drive-In restaurants, you'll have all that, along with great pay, flexible hours, a cool uniform and the camaraderie of fantastic co-workers.As a SONIC Drive-In restaurant Cook, you will oversee...Read more
Crew Member Starting Pay $9.50Sonic Drive-InNampa, ID
Fun. Flexible hours. Great pay. Fantastic people. Professional fulfillment. That uniquely cool SONIC uniform. Can this possibly get any better? YES IT CAN!Like a Grilled Chicken Wrap, the SONIC Drive-In Restaurant Team Member position is a savory plethora...Read more
Crew Member*The Job: * As a SONIC Drive-In Crew Member - which may include Frozen, Fountain, Expo, or Switchboard - your primary responsibility is to provide every guest with a SuperSONIC experience by:* Creating and packaging delicious menu items* Trying...Read more
Fun. Flexible hours. Great pay. Fantastic people. Professional fulfillment. That uniquely cool SONIC uniform. Can this possibly get any better? YES IT CAN!Like a Grilled Chicken Wrap, the SONIC Drive-In Restaurant Team Member position is a savory plethora...Read more
*The Job:*As a SONIC Drive-In Shift Manager, you are responsible for assisting the General Manager and Assistant General Manager in managing the daily operations of the restaurant to provide quality food in a clean, safe, and efficient manner so that...Read more
Crew Member*The Job: *As a SONIC Drive-In Cook, your primary responsibility is to provide every guest with a SuperSONIC experience by:* Cooking, creating, and packaging delicious menu items* Trying to beat your best record, every time* Being proactive (If...Read more
*The Job:*As a SONIC Drive-In Shift Manager, you are responsible for assisting the General Manager and Assistant General Manager in managing the daily operations of the restaurant to provide quality food in a clean, safe, and efficient manner so that...Read more
Looking for a way to apply that boundless enthusiasm you wake up with every morning? We can help. At SONIC, you get great pay, flexible hours and a cool uniform-while doing the job you love.As a SONIC Carhop, you are part of an elite group, filling a role...Read more
Multi-Unit LeaderSonic Drive-InAustin, TX
SONIC is all about having fun while you work and gaining a sense of accomplishment along the way. Not only do you work with fantastic people, you'll get great pay, flexible hours and a cool uniform. As a Sonic Multi-Unit Leader, you will be managing the...Read more
Crew Member*The Job: * As a SONIC Drive-In Crew Member - which may include Frozen, Fountain, Expo, or Switchboard - your primary responsibility is to provide every guest with a SuperSONIC experience by:* Creating and packaging delicious menu items* Trying...Read more
*The Job:*As a SONIC Drive-In Shift Manager, you are responsible for assisting the General Manager and Assistant General Manager in managing the daily operations of the restaurant to provide quality food in a clean, safe, and efficient manner so that...Read more
Manager in TrainingSonic Drive-InWhite Hall, AR
There are two kinds of people in this world: SONIC employees and those who wish they were SONIC employees. This elite group gets to work with awesome people, earn great pay, and sport the cool uniform. Being a Manager In Training at a SONIC Drive-In...Read more
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A: Restaurant/Food Service.
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A: Most went to work for one of these companies: McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Self Employed, Sonic Drive In, Starbucks, Target, US Army, Walmart
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A: Arby's, Burger King, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Sonic Drive In, Subway, Taco Bell, Walmart.
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