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Spark a Career


SONIC has a great reputation for growing careers. Seriously, next time you’re at your local SONIC, ask the Manager how they started – we’re willing to bet it was as a Cook or a Carhop. Whatever your goals, there’s a place for you here, and plenty of opportunities for you to grow with our brand. Take a look at the possible SONIC career progression. Whether you aspire to be one of our iconic Carhops or a SONIC General Manager, our Drive-Ins are the customer-pleasing front lines of
career opportunity. 

Team Member Career Path

Team Member Benefits
Think our Shakes are sweet? Check out our Team Member benefits.
Crew Member/ Crew Leader  •    Flexible Hours
•    Competitive Wages
•    Advancement Opportunities
•    Inspire Brands Perks Discount Program
•    Free Meals
•    Free Uniform
•    Medical Benefits*
•    Dental Benefits*
•    Vision Benefits*
•    401K*
•    Well-being Program*
Shift Manager
All Crew Member benefits plus:

•    Increased Compensation
•    Training & Development
•    Key Holder Responsibility
•    Management Polos
•    Recognition Leadership
•    Life Insurance
•    Employee Assistance
•    Program (EAP)
Management All Shift Manager benefits plus:

•    Increased Compensation
•    Vacation*
​​​​​​​•    Life Insurance*
•    Bonus Plan*
•    Financial Wellness Program*
•    Pet Insurance*
•    Legal Assistance Plan*
•    Identity Theft Protection*
Restaurant Leadership Career Path
Restaurant Leadership Benefits
It gets even sweeter... Check out our Restaurant Leadership benefits.
•    Competitive Wages
•    Bonus Plan
•    Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits*
•    Well-being Program
•    Training & Development
•    Advancement Opportunities
•    Disability Benefits
•    401(K)*
•    Life Insurance*
•    Pet Insurance*
•    Financial Wellness Program*
•    Legal Assistance Program
•    Identity Theft Protection*
•    Inspire Brands Perks Discount Program
SONIC Drive-In is part of Inspire Brands, a multi-brand restaurant company.
​​​​​​​*Subject to availability and certain eligibility requirements