Average Hourly Rate for McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. Employees

Median pay for McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. workers sits around $8.35 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $12.80. At McDonald's Restaurants Ltd., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your city — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your role at the company and how long you've been working each factor into the equation as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($16.00 per hour) can be spotted in Sacramento, Calif.; Eagan, Minn. (about $12.50), Colorado Springs, Colo. ($9.25), and Baltimore, Md. (around $8.30) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Honolulu, Hawaii; in fact, at approximately $7.25 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across McDonald's Restaurants Ltd.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Illinois earn the most, taking home $9.24 per hour.


Assistant Fast Food Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $10.56 per hour; Restaurant Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to $9.56, while Fast Food Managers and Crew Leaders rank near the top as well (approximately $9.23 and $7.98, respectively). McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Fast Food Workers (about $7.53 on average).

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $8.82 per hour. The largest fraction of McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. people (57 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $8.12 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $9.37 per hour for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers; non-accredited workers make much less. At McDonald's Restaurants Ltd., employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest pay at $11.00.


Employees who count Training among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $9.73 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; the larger part of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Cash Handling, Food Preparation, and People Management were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at McDonald's Restaurants Ltd.; the company rewards only one in four respondents with paid vacation time and only one in eight employees with sick leave. McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. sponsors a 401(k) program, and just under one in three workers use this option to save for their retirement. At McDonald's Restaurants Ltd., slightly less than a third of workers have health insurance, and just under a third of workers have dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as free drinks, flexible hours, life insurance, and food/meal discounts.

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Key Stats for McDonald's Restaurants Ltd.


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