Average Hourly Rate for McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. Employees

McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. laborers see wages hovering around $8.24 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $13.27. Your job title plays the largest role in compensation at McDonald's Restaurants Ltd., but your city and your experience level affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Similar companies include:
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Giant Food Stores, Macdonalds
Employer: McDonald's Restaurants Ltd.
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 (48)
$7.14 - $8.58  
[-]Cashier (48)
Hourly Rate$7.14 - $8.58  
[+]Fast Food Worker (31)
$7.08 - $9.09  
[+]Fast Food Worker (31)
Hourly Rate$7.08 - $9.09  
[+]Restaurant Manager (18)
$8.39 - $10.67  
[+]Restaurant Manager (18)
Hourly Rate$8.39 - $10.67  
[+]Fast Food Manager (18)
$8.21 - $11.58  
[+]Fast Food Manager (18)
Overtime$0.00 - $22.33  
Hourly Rate$8.21 - $11.58  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 366
United States (change)

About This Company

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Assistant Fast Food Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $10.67 — though Fast Food Managers, Restaurant Managers, and Crew Leaders also do fairly well at $10.02, around $9.41, and $7.88, respectively. Fast Food Cooks make approximately $7.50, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($9.75 per hour) can be spotted in Stockton; Baltimore ($9.15), Cary ($9.13), and Indianapolis (approximately $8.24) are the next top-paying cities. Honolulu is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $7.25. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Michigan, where the average McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. employee makes $9.27 per hour.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $9.14. The largest fraction of McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. people (57 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $8.03 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Business Certificate Holders have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $9.50. Earning a Certified ServSafe Food Handler certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $9.36 per hour. McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning $11.24 on average.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Training; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $9.94. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; more than half of McDonald's Restaurants Ltd.'s people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Food Preparation, Cash Handling, and People Management as well.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. can sometimes lack paid time off; 28 percent get paid vacation days, and less than ten percent of workers receive paid sick leave. Just under one in three workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. For more than two-fifths of workers, benefits include health insurance, and slightly less than a third of workers get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include free drinks, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

Key Stats for McDonald's Restaurants Ltd.


55 %
45 %
Hourly Rate
$7 - $10
Hourly Rate
$7 - $9
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 128 votes.

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