Average Hourly Rate for Papa John's Pizza Employees

Operating out of Louisville, Ky., eating and drinking places company Papa John's Pizza employs talent in positions ranging from Delivery Driver to Restaurant Manager. On average, Papa John's Pizza employees receive $9.00 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $15.41. Though your experience level and where you live are influential salary factors for those at Papa John's Pizza, your role at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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About This Company

Louisville, Kentucky 40299


Eating and Drinking Places, Restaurant

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Operations Managers earn the highest median pay at approximately $11.00 per hour, followed by Restaurant Managers ($10.45), Restaurant General Managers (around $10.00), and Store Team Leaders ($9.75). Near the bottom at Papa John's Pizza are Pizza Delivery Drivers, pulling in an average of just.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $10.00 per hour. The largest fraction of Papa John's Pizza people (64 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $9.14 per hour on average.


Residents of Landrum, S.C. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $9.75 per hour; other top-paying cities include San Antonio, Texas ($7.61) and Bedford, Ind. ($7.25). Papa John's Pizza workers in Missouri earn the most — around $11.79 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $10.82 per hour.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Training among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $11.00 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among Papa John's Pizza workers, with the greater part of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Operations Management, Team Leadership, and Leadership.

Benefits and Perks

The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 22 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. A 401(k) program is available, and more than two-fifths of workers use it to save for retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for just over two-fifths of workers, and for one in three workers, dental coverage is too. The list of perks also includes flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Papa John's Pizza


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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

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