Years of Experience
Average pay is typically $35K for those with five to nine years of experience. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $37K. Overall, the greater share of Carl's Jr. folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn about $50K per year.
U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Texas; salaries there average to $62K annually.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Restaurant General Managers; median pay is the highest at around $38K.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach approximately $44K for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers; non-accredited workers make much less. Salaries typically rise to $38K per year for accredited Certified Food Protection Professionals. At Carl's Jr., employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at around $120K.
Employees who count Customer Service among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $50K. People Management is regularly seen around here; nearly one in four of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers are also familiar with Operations Management, Inventory Control, and Training.
Carl's Jr.'s employees are largely female (the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1).
Benefits and Perks
Most workers save for retirement through Carl's Jr.'s 401(k) plan. The company allows a majority of workers to take paid time off for vacation, but only 29 percent get paid sick leave. At Carl's Jr., more than half of workers have health insurance, and a majority of workers have dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Carl's Jr. are a company cell phone, company car / automobile, free drinks, and life insurance.