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Average Salary for Carl's Jr. Employees

The average Carl's Jr. employee earns $38K per year. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Employer: Carl's Jr.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]General Manager, Restaurant (5)
$25,751 - $61,199  
[-]General Manager, Restaurant (5)
Salary$28,069 - $61,267  
Bonus$558 - $17,469  
Total Pay$25,751 - $61,199  
[+]Cashier (3)
$15,470 - $21,688  
[+]Cashier (3)
Total Pay$15,470 - $21,688  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Carl's Jr. Details

Anaheim, California


Fast food, Restaurant

Carls Jr.

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Years of Experience

Between the five- and ten-year marks, the average employee earns $35K. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically approximately $50K. For the most part, a representative employee at Carl's Jr. has been working for 20 years or more and makes around $50K annually.


Across Carl's Jr.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home $52K per year.


The highest paychecks go to Restaurant General Managers, who earn $40K.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to about $49K for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Carl's Jr. awards $120K to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, Customer Service seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $50K. Inventory Control is a popular skill in the Carl's Jr. workforce; just over one in five of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with People Management, Order Inventory, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. For more than half of workers, benefits include health insurance, and a majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Carl's Jr. also dishes out privileges such as a subsidized cell phone, company car / automobile, and free drinks.

Key Stats

67 %
33 %
$37,000 - $63,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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