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. The average pay for Dunkin' Donuts employees is $9.23 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $14.42. Dunkin' Donuts paychecks are largely negotiated based on your city, though what you do at the company and how long you've been working are also considered. This overview 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 (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.

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Rated 4 out of 5
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