Average Hourly Rate for Dunkin' Donuts Employees

Dunkin' Donuts is a fast food firm headquartered in Canton, Mass. that hires for Cashier positions, Baker roles, and more. Dunkin' Donuts workers report earning an average of $9.11 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $14.32. The most important factor affecting pay for Dunkin' Donuts employees is where you live, though your job title and how long you've been working play a role as well. This report 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 $12.75 per hour) can be spotted in Merrimac, Mass.; Taunton, Mass. ($12.00), Cartersville, Ga. (around $10.24), and Boston, Mass. (about $9.08) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Maryville, Tenn. at $8.00. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Massachusetts pays Dunkin' Donuts the most — $10.24 per hour on average.


Restaurant Managers earn the highest median pay at about $12.39 per hour, followed by Assistant Fast Food Managers ($11.15), Store Managers ($10.75), and Bakers ($9.00). Near the bottom at Dunkin' Donuts are Cashiers, pulling in an average of just approximately $8.33.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Dunkin' Donuts for between five and 10 years earn around $9.13 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Dunkin' Donuts workforce (58 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $9.07 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Servsafe food manager certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $11.48 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in $10.75 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Inventory Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $11.86 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; a majority of employees surveyed report using it at work. Cash Handling, Food Preparation, and Customer Relations are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Dunkin' Donuts gives paid vacation days to one-seventh of respondents and sick leave to 9 percent. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Dunkin' Donuts provides an optional 401(k) plan, and over a third of workers participate. About one in three workers receive health insurance, and between a fifth and a fourth of workers get dental coverage. Other privileges include free drinks, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Dunkin' Donuts


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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

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