Average Hourly Rate for McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. Employees

McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. laborers see wages hovering around $8.35 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $12.80. McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. paychecks are largely negotiated based on where you live, though your job title and how long you've been working are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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. (around $9.25), and Baltimore, Md. ($8.30) are the next top-paying cities. Honolulu, Hawaii is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $7.25. Across McDonald's Restaurants Ltd.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Illinois earn the most, taking home approximately $9.24 per hour.


Assistant Fast Food Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $10.56 per hour on average; Restaurant Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to around $9.56, followed by Fast Food Managers earning $9.23 and Crew Leaders making $7.98. Financial compensation for Fast Food Workers is rather low — on average only approximately $7.53 — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $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

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, who make $9.37 per hour. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. — these employees make the most at $11.00 per hour.


When it comes to skills, Training seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $9.73 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; a majority consider it a key competency. Three more common skills are Cash Handling, Food Preparation, and People Management.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about a quarter of survey participants receiving paid vacation and nearly one-eighth of workers receiving sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and just under a third of workers participate. Perks cover health insurance for just over two-fifths of workers and dental coverage for slightly less than a third of workers. McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. employees also enjoy perks such as free drinks, flexible hours, life insurance, and food/meal discounts.

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