Average Hourly Rate for Hardee's Employees

Hardee's is a fast food firm headquartered in St. Louis, Mo. that hires for Cashier positions, Restaurant Manager roles, and more. Hardee's workers report earning an average of $7.91 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $12.55. Your job title is the biggest factor affecting pay for Hardee's workers, followed by how long you've been working and geography. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

St. Louis, Missouri 


Fast food, Restaurant

Hardee's (Family Restaurant)

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The highest paychecks go to Restaurant Managers, who earn an average about $10.48 per hour, closely trailed by Crew Leaders ($9.16), Fast Food Workers (around $8.50), and Fast Food Cooks ($8.33). Financial compensation for Cashiers is rather low — on average only approximately $7.67 — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $9.18 per hour. The largest fraction of Hardee's people (60 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $7.75 per hour on average.


Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of around $9.53 per hour) in Florida.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $8.18 per hour.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be People Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $10.00 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; a solid majority consider it a key competency. Other top skills include Cash Handling, Cleaning, and Food Preparation.

Benefits and Perks

A 401(k) program is available, and nearly one in three workers use it to save for retirement. About one in three workers have health insurance, and benefits for approximately one in four workers also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as free drinks and flexible hours.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

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