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. On average, Dunkin' Donuts employees receive $8.99 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $14.33. The most important factor affecting pay for Dunkin' Donuts employees is your role at the company, though your city and how long you've been working play a role as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Canton, Massachusetts 


Fast food, Bakery, Restaurant

Dunkin Donuts

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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Restaurant Managers, Assistant Fast Food Managers, Store Team Leaders, and Bakers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $14.38 per hour, the other salaries come in at approximately $10.48, $9.24, and about $8.83, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Dunkin' Donuts are Fast Food Workers — the median salary for this role approaches $8.10.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $12.00 per hour) can be spotted in Taunton, Mass.; Boston, Mass. (about $9.17), Hartford, Conn. ($9.00), and Marion, Mass. ($9.00) are the next top-paying cities. Maryville, Tenn. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $8.00. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Massachusetts, where they average to $10.39 per hour.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Dunkin' Donuts for between five and 10 years earn around $9.00 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Dunkin' Donuts workforce (54 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $8.95 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers earn $10.00 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. It pays to have a GED or High School Diploma at Dunkin' Donuts — these employees make the most at $11.00 per hour.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Scheduling; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $11.91 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; a solid majority consider it a key competency. Key skills also include Food Preparation, Cash Handling, and People Management.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, Dunkin' Donuts has room for improvement — only a sixth of workers are paid for vacation and sick time. Half allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Over a third of workers have health insurance, and benefits for just under one in three workers also include dental insurance. Dunkin' Donuts also dishes out privileges such as free drinks, a casual working environment, and 401(a).

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Key Stats for Dunkin' Donuts


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36 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $11
Hourly Rate
$8 - $9

Job Satisfaction

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

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