Assistant Fast Food Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $11.17 per hour on average; Fast Food Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to around $9.84, followed by Restaurant Managers earning $9.56 and Crew Leaders making approximately $7.88. With salaries averaging about $7.53, Fast Food Workers are among the lowest paid at McDonald's Restaurants Ltd.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($9.75 per hour) can be spotted in Stockton, Calif.; Baltimore, Md. (approximately $8.70), Paintsville, Ky. ($8.50), and Indianapolis, Ind. (about $8.24) are the next top-paying cities. Honolulu, Hawaii ranks low on the pay scale — at $7.25, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Illinois pays McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. the most — around $9.00 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $8.58 per hour. Overall, the greater share of McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average approximately $8.04 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified ServSafe Food Handler certainly has its perks — salaries approach $9.50 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Regarding pay and education, McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — $11.05.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Training; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $10.03 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; a majority deem it necessary for work. Some other standard skills here are Cash Handling, Food Preparation, and People Management.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only a quarter of respondents receiving paid vacation and an eighth of workers receiving paid sick days. Just under one in three workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. More than two-fifths of workers can count on health insurance, and slightly less than a third of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. The company also dishes out perks such as free drinks, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.