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Panera Bread Company is a restaurant firm headquartered in Richmond Heights, Missouri that hires for Baker positions, Cashier roles, and more. Panera Bread Company offers employees an average of $9.68 per hour, with $15.23 for overtime. Though your experience level and your role at the company are influential salary factors for those at Panera Bread Company, where you live turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Job (Number Reporting)
|$9.65 - $14.87|
|Hourly Rate||$9.65 - $14.87|
|$7.82 - $9.70|
|Hourly Rate||$7.82 - $9.70|
|$7.99 - $15.50|
|Hourly Rate||$7.99 - $15.50|
|$7.31 - $12.18|
|Hourly Rate||$7.31 - $12.18|
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 6 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 189
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.50 per hour) can be spotted in Sacramento; Milwaukee (around $10.48), Jacksonville (approximately $10.46), and Richmond ($10.00) are the next top-paying cities. Mankato ranks low on the pay scale — at $7.72, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Missouri, where they average to about $13.85 per hour.
Staying at the company for five to ten years brings notable financial rewards; the average income in this window is $10.63 per hour. Broadly speaking, the largest slice of the Panera Bread Company workforce (68 percent) has a tenure of one to four years and earns about $9.32 per hour.
Typically, Bakers are the best paid with salaries hovering at $10.44; Catering Coordinators, Restaurant Supervisors, and Line Cooks also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $10.11, around $9.52, and $9.03, respectively. Customer Service Associates at Panera Bread Company do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $7.88) at the company.
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, who make $10.05. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in $10.22 per hour.
When it comes to skills, Event Planning seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $12.13. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Panera Bread Company workforce; more than half of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. A typical employee's toolkit also contains Cash Handling, Food Preparation, and Customer Relations.
Panera Bread Company sponsors a 401(k) program, and more than half of workers use this option to save for their retirement. A little more than half of workers report having health insurance, and more than two-fifths of workers report having dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Panera Bread Company are free drinks, flexible hours, life insurance, food/meal discounts, and a casual working environment.
$8 - $11
$8 - $12
|Highly satisfied||Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
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