What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Average Hourly Rate for Dunkin' Donuts Employees

Operating out of Canton, Mass., fast food company Dunkin' Donuts employs talent in positions ranging from Cashier to Baker. Dunkin' Donuts offers employees an average of $8.81 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $13.50. Though geography and how long you've been working are influential salary factors for those at Dunkin' Donuts, your job title turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Read More

How This Employer Pays

Dunkin' Donuts typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
below market
Similar companies include:
Bowtie Inc., Denny's, Taco Bell Corporation
Employer: Dunkin' Donuts
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Cashier (17)
$7.57 - $9.06  
[-]Cashier (17)
Hourly Rate$7.57 - $9.06  
[+]Baker (15)
$7.70 - $10.87  
[+]Baker (15)
Hourly Rate$7.70 - $10.87  
[+]Assistant Manager, Fast Food (9)
$8.96 - $14.27  
[+]Assistant Manager, Fast Food (9)
Hourly Rate$8.96 - $14.27  
[+]Crew Leader (7)
$7.29 - $13.19  
[+]Crew Leader (7)
Hourly Rate$7.29 - $13.19  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 168

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

- OR -

Log in with LinkedIn

Comp Managers Click Here »

About This Company

Canton, Massachusetts 


Fast food, Bakery, Restaurant

Dunkin Donuts

Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY


Retail Store Managers earn the highest median pay at about $14.00 per hour, followed by Assistant Fast Food Managers (around $11.62), Bakers (approximately $8.76), and Cashiers ($8.26). On the lower end are Baristas at $7.83 on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.00 per hour) can be spotted in Gardner, Mass.; Boston, Mass. (around $9.17), Marion, Mass. ($9.00), and Hartford, Conn. ($9.00) are the next top-paying cities. Maryville, Tenn. is near the bottom for pay at $8.00. Dunkin' Donuts workers in Massachusetts earn the most — approximately $9.92 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $9.17 per hour. The largest fraction of Dunkin' Donuts people (54 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $8.78 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Food Protection Professionals earn $9.75 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Dunkin' Donuts provides the highest financial reward to those with a GED or High School Diploma — these employees rake in $11.00 per hour.


In this position, it pays to have Scheduling in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $11.93 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among Dunkin' Donuts workers, with a fair number of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Cash Handling, Food Preparation, and Customer Relations.

Benefits and Perks

One in seven workers — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. To plan for old age, nearly two in five workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for nearly two in five workers and dental coverage for just under one in three workers. Additional benefits of working here are free drinks, a casual working environment, 401(a), and supplemental maternity leave.

Key Stats for Dunkin' Donuts


61 %
39 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $11
Hourly Rate
$8 - $9
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
United States (change)

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon


Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.