When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $18.00 per hour) can be spotted in Redding, Calif.; Upland, Calif. (about $12.50), Fresno, Calif. ($10.74), and Hacienda Heights, Calif. ($9.50) are the next top-paying cities. Las Vegas, Nev. is near the bottom for pay at $8.88. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to approximately $10.21 per hour.
Restaurant General Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $16.00 per hour; Restaurant Assistant Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $12.00, while Crew Leaders and General Team Leaders rank near the top as well (about $9.98 and around $9.83, respectively). Near the bottom at Carl's Jr. are Fast Food Workers, pulling in an average of just $9.25.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $11.00 per hour. The largest fraction of Carl's Jr. people (62 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $9.79 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Safety Manager certainly has its perks — salaries approach $20.00 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Food Preparation; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $10.08 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; the greater part deem it necessary for work. Other skills in demand are Cash Handling, Cleaning, and Sales.
Benefits and Perks
About a third of workers can count on health insurance, and approximately one in four workers have dental coverage as a benefit. The list of perks also includes food/meal discounts and free drinks.