Average Hourly Rate for Carl's Jr. Employees

Headquartered in Anaheim, Calif., Carl's Jr. offers a range of employment opportunities in the fast food, from Cashier to Restaurant Assistant Manager. Carl's Jr. offers employees an average of $9.91 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $14.81. Though what you do at the company and your experience level do impact pay, your city is the primary influence on employee salary at Carl's Jr. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Restaurant Assistant Manager
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General Manager, Restaurant
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Customer Service Cashier
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 56
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Anaheim, California 


Fast food, Restaurant

Carls Jr.

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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.

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Key Stats for Carl's Jr.


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39 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $11
Hourly Rate
$9 - $11

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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