Average Hourly Rate for Dunkin' Donuts Employees

Headquartered in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts offers a range of employment opportunities in the fast food, from Cashier to Baker. Dunkin' Donuts offers employees an average of $9.33 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $14.71. Though what you do at the company and your experience level are influential salary factors for those at Dunkin' Donuts, your city turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Canton, Massachusetts 


Fast food, Bakery, Restaurant

Dunkin Donuts

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $22.00 per hour) can be spotted in Valley Cottage, N.Y.; New York, N.Y. ($15.50), Bristol, Conn. (approximately $11.99), and Providence, R.I. ($10.01) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Boston, Mass.; in fact, at $9.11 it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Massachusetts offers the highest pay at about $10.20 per hour.


Assistant Fast Food Managers earn the highest median pay at around $11.09 per hour, followed by Restaurant Managers (approximately $10.71), Fast Food Workers ($9.36), and Baristas ($9.35). With salaries averaging $8.83, Cashiers are among the lowest paid at Dunkin' Donuts.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $9.75 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Dunkin' Donuts employees (64 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $9.18 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $11.82 per hour for Servsafe food manager certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. Regarding pay and education, Dunkin' Donuts pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) the most — $10.06.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be People Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $10.00 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Dunkin' Donuts workforce; a solid majority of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Cash Handling, Food Preparation, and Customer Relations.

Benefits and Perks

One in six workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Dunkin' Donuts provides health insurance to just under one in three workers, and approximately one in seven workers do receive dental coverage. Perks also include free drinks, flexible hours, food/meal discounts, free snacks, and a casual working environment.

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 152 votes.
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