When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $12.00 per hour) can be spotted in Bristol, Conn.; Framingham, Mass. ($11.00), New Haven, Conn. ($10.80), and Simsbury, Conn. (around $9.50) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $8.50) is Buffalo, N.Y. Within the firm, employees working in Massachusetts take home the most — about $10.03 per hour on average.
Assistant Fast Food Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $10.91 per hour on average; Restaurant Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $10.86, followed by Fast Food Workers earning around $9.36 and Bakers making $9.22. General Team Leaders are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $8.65.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $9.39 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (64 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $9.16 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Servsafe food manager certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $11.24 per hour. Those with an Associate of Business Administration (ABA) at Dunkin' Donuts come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $10.00 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report People Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $9.88 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Dunkin' Donuts is Customer Service, with a strong majority considering it a key competency. Cash Handling, Food Preparation, and Cleaning were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 7 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Nearly one in five workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for slightly less than a third of workers and dental coverage for nearly one in seven workers. The list of perks also includes free drinks, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and food/meal discounts.