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Average Hourly Rate for McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. Employees

Salaries for McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. workers come to approximately $8.24 per hour, not including the $13.27 for overtime. Your role at the company primarily drives compensation; however, your city and your experience level are also reported as secondary influences on salary at McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: McDonald's Restaurants Ltd.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
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[-]Cashier (49)
$7.14 - $8.55  
[-]Cashier (49)
Overtime$0.00 - $13.91  
Hourly Rate$7.14 - $8.55  
[+]Fast Food Worker (30)
$7.08 - $9.04  
[+]Fast Food Worker (30)
Hourly Rate$7.08 - $9.04  
[+]Fast Food Manager (20)
$8.26 - $11.46  
[+]Fast Food Manager (20)
Overtime$0.00 - $22.22  
Hourly Rate$8.26 - $11.46  
[+]Assistant Manager, Fast Food (19)
$8.84 - $13.23  
[+]Assistant Manager, Fast Food (19)
Overtime$9.75 - $20.82  
Hourly Rate$8.84 - $13.23  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 382
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McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. Details

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Earning approximately $10.67 on average, Assistant Fast Food Managers receive the most money, followed by Fast Food Managers ($10.02), Restaurant Managers (around $9.41), and Crew Leaders ($7.88). Earning only about $7.50, Fast Food Cooks make less than most people in the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($9.75 per hour) can be spotted in Stockton; Baltimore ($9.15), Cary (around $9.13), and Indianapolis (approximately $8.24) are the next top-paying cities. Honolulu ranks low on the pay scale — at $7.25, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Michigan take home the most — about $9.27 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

Average pay is typically $9.14 for those with five or more years experience. By and large, the biggest segment of McDonald's Restaurants Ltd.'s workforce (57 percent) have been working for one to four years and take home $8.03 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $9.50 for Business Certificate Holders; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning a Certified ServSafe Food Handler certification garners significant financial rewards of $9.36 per hour. McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at $11.24 per hour.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Training among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $9.94. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; more than half deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include Food Preparation, Cash Handling, and People Management.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at McDonald's Restaurants Ltd.; the company rewards only 28 percent with paid vacation time and only less than ten percent of workers with sick leave. Slightly less than a third of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. More than two-fifths of workers receive health insurance, and just under a third of workers get dental coverage. Some other perks are free drinks, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

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