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Average Hourly Rate for Dunkin' Donuts Employees

Dunkin' Donuts is a fast food firm headquartered in Canton, Massachusetts that hires for Baker positions, Cashier roles, and more. The average pay for Dunkin' Donuts employees is $8.82 per hour — without the $12.24 from overtime earnings. Dunkin' Donuts paychecks are largely negotiated based on how long you've been working, though geography and your job title are also considered. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Dunkin' Donuts typically pays:
above market
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Employer: Dunkin' Donuts
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Baker (14)
$7.65 - $10.91  
[-]Baker (14)
Hourly Rate$7.65 - $10.91  
[+]Cashier (12)
$7.45 - $8.92  
[+]Cashier (12)
Hourly Rate$7.45 - $8.92  
[+]Assistant Manager, Fast Food (5)
$8.71 - $14.44  
[+]Assistant Manager, Fast Food (5)
Hourly Rate$8.71 - $14.44  
[+]Fast Food Worker (5)
$7.50 - $9.15  
[+]Fast Food Worker (5)
Hourly Rate$7.50 - $9.15  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 146
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Dunkin' Donuts Details

Canton, Massachusetts


Fast food, Bakery, Restaurant

Dunkin Donuts

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Years of Experience

For those with at least five years experience, pay generally amounts to $9.19. To sum up, the greater portion of employees here (49 percent) have worked in their field for one to four years and now make $8.61 per hour.


Median pay is highest in Gardner (about $13.00 per hour), followed by Boston (approximately $10.50), Marion (around $9.00), and Hartford ($9.00). Providence ranks low on the pay scale — at $9.00, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Dunkin' Donuts workers in Connecticut earn the most — $10.88 per hour on average.


Typically, Assistant Fast Food Managers are the best paid with salaries hovering at approximately $11.79; Retail Store Managers, Fast Food Managers, and Bakers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $11.48, around $10.25, and about $8.68, respectively. Near the bottom at Dunkin' Donuts are Cashiers, pulling in just $8.10.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to approximately $9.75 for Certified Food Protection Professional s, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Earning a Certified ServSafe Food Handler certification garners significant financial rewards of $9.50 per hour. Those with a GED or High School Diploma at Dunkin' Donuts come out on top, and their salaries approach $11.00 per hour.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Scheduling; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $12.00. A garden variety skill at Dunkin' Donuts is Customer Service; most of Dunkin' Donuts' people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Cash Handling, Food Preparation, and Customer Relations.

Benefits and Perks

About two-fifths of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Two in five workers receive health insurance, and just under one in three workers get dental coverage. Dunkin' Donuts folks also make good use of free drinks, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Key Stats

60 %
40 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $10
Hourly Rate
$8 - $11
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

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