Average Hourly Rate for McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. Employees

Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $14.68), people who work for McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. earn a median wage of $8.97 per hour. At McDonald's Restaurants Ltd., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is how long you've been working — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your city and your job title each factor into the equation as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $10.02 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (56 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of around $8.76 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $10.41 per hour) can be spotted in Colorado Springs, Colo.; Tallahassee, Fla. ($10.25), Eagan, Minn. ($8.50), and Chicago, Ill. ($8.00) are the next top-paying cities. At $7.52, Philadelphia, Pa. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; pay there average to $10.69 per hour.


Assistant Fast Food Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $10.44 per hour; Restaurant Managers, Crew Leaders, and Grill Cooks also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $9.90, about $8.45, and approximately $8.30, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. are Cashiers — the median salary for this role approaches around $8.03.

Certifications and Degrees

Environmental Protection Agency Universal Certifications earn approximately $19.00 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. At McDonald's Restaurants Ltd., employees who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) receive the highest pay at $13.60.


Employees who count People Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $10.12 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, the greater part of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Some other standard skills here are Food Preparation, Cash Handling, and Customer Relations.

Benefits and Perks

Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about one in ten employees — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and slightly more than a fifth of workers use it to save for retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for over a third of workers, and approximately one-fourth of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Other privileges include free drinks, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and none (contract-based).

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Key Stats for McDonald's Restaurants Ltd.


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$8 - $10
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