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Average Hourly Rate for Dunkin' Donuts Employees

Based in Canton, Mass.,fast food player Dunkin' Donuts offers many employment opportunities, including Cashier and Baker positions. Dunkin' Donuts offers employees an average of $8.89 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $14.21. What you do at the company plays the largest role in compensation at Dunkin' Donuts, but where you live and your experience level affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Dunkin' Donuts typically pays:
below market
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Employer: Dunkin' Donuts
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About This Company

Canton, Massachusetts 


Fast food, Bakery, Restaurant

Dunkin Donuts

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Restaurant Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $16.00 per hour; Assistant Fast Food Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to $11.00, while Fast Food Managers and Bakers rank near the top as well (approximately $10.25 and $8.72, respectively). With salaries averaging about $8.08, Crew Leaders are among the lowest paid at Dunkin' Donuts.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $12.50 per hour) can be spotted in Providence, R.I.; Boston, Mass. ($9.17), Marion, Mass. (approximately $9.00), and Hartford, Conn. ($9.00) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($8.00) in Maryville, Tenn., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Massachusetts, where the average Dunkin' Donuts employee makes about $10.28 per hour.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $9.00 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Dunkin' Donuts employees (54 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $8.85 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to around $10.25 per hour for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Dunkin' Donuts workers who hold a GED or High School Diploma are also well compensated, earning $11.00 on average.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Scheduling; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $12.00 per hour. A garden variety skill at Dunkin' Donuts is Customer Service; a strong majority of Dunkin' Donuts' people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Cash Handling, Food Preparation, and People Management.

Benefits and Perks

Only one in six workers enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. About one-half participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. For two in five workers, benefits include health insurance, and just under a third of workers get dental coverage, too. Additional benefits of working here are free drinks, a casual working environment, and 401(a).

Key Stats for Dunkin' Donuts


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35 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $12
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$8 - $9
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10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

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