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 workers earn an average of $8.99 per hour normally and $14.33 during overtime hours. Though your city and how long you've been working do impact pay, your role at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at Dunkin' Donuts. 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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The highest average salaries go to Restaurant Managers, who bring in close to approximately $14.38 per hour, though Assistant Fast Food Managers are not far behind at $10.48 along with Store Team Leaders (around $9.24) and Bakers ($8.83). Financial compensation for Fast Food Workers is rather low — on average only $8.10 — relative to the rest of the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $12.00 per hour) can be spotted in Taunton, Mass.; Boston, Mass. (around $9.17), Hartford, Conn. ($9.00), and Marion, Mass. (approximately $9.00) are the next top-paying cities. At about $8.00, Maryville, Tenn. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Massachusetts; pay there average to $10.39 per hour.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $9.00 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Dunkin' Donuts folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average approximately $8.95 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers receive bigger paychecks (around $10.00 per hour) than those without credentials. Those with a GED or High School Diploma at Dunkin' Donuts come out on top, and their salaries approach about $11.00 per hour.


When it comes to skills, Scheduling seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $11.91 per hour. A garden variety skill at Dunkin' Donuts is Customer Service; a solid majority of Dunkin' Donuts' people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are Food Preparation, Cash Handling, and People Management.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only one in six respondents. Roughly one-half save for retirement through Dunkin' Donuts' 401(k) plan. Over a third of workers can count on health insurance, and just under a third of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other advantages of working at Dunkin' Donuts are free drinks, a casual working environment, and 401(a).

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Key Stats for Dunkin' Donuts


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$8 - $11
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

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