Average Hourly Rate for Papa John's Pizza Employees

Papa John's Pizza is a eating and drinking places firm headquartered in Louisville, Ky. that hires for Delivery Driver positions, Restaurant Manager roles, and more. The average pay for Papa John's Pizza employees is $8.84 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $15.26. Though how long you've been working and your city are influential salary factors for those at Papa John's Pizza, your job title turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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About This Company

Louisville, Kentucky 40299


Eating and Drinking Places, Restaurant

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Restaurant Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $10.75 per hour; Restaurant Assistant Managers, Restaurant General Managers, and Store Team Leaders also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $10.50, approximately $10.00, and around $9.75, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Papa John's Pizza are Pizza Delivery Drivers — the median salary for this role approaches.

Years of Experience

Average pay is $10.00 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (62 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $9.00 per hour.


The highest pay by state can be found in Missouri, where pay average out at approximately $11.79 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified ServSafe Food Handler certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $11.73 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Training; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $11.14 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. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Operations Management, Team Leadership, and Food Preparation.

Benefits and Perks

Just 22 percent receive paid time off. Just over two-fifths of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Papa John's Pizza provides health insurance to more than two-fifths of workers, and over a third of workers do receive dental coverage. The list of perks also includes flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Papa John's Pizza


28 %
72 %
Hourly Rate
$6 - $13
Hourly Rate
$6 - $10
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

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