Average Hourly Rate for Papa John's Pizza Employees

Based in Louisville, Ky.,eating and drinking places player Papa John's Pizza offers many employment opportunities, including Delivery Driver and Assistant Pizza Store Manager positions. On average, Papa John's Pizza employees receive $9.12 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $15.22. Geography plays the largest role in compensation at Papa John's Pizza, but your role at the company and your experience level affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. 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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The highest pay by state can be found in Kentucky, where pay average out at $12.25 per hour.


Restaurant Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $10.45 per hour; Restaurant General Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to $9.97, while Assistant Pizza Store Managers and Store Team Leaders rank near the top as well (around $9.80 and approximately $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

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $10.36 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (62 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $9.10 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, who make around $10.41 per hour. Papa John's Pizza workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning about $13.50 on average.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Training among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $10.85 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Papa John's Pizza is Customer Service, with a majority considering it a key competency. Three more common skills are Team Leadership, Operations Management, and Inventory Management.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Papa John's Pizza can sometimes lack paid time off; one in three respondents get paid vacation days, and a sixth of survey respondents receive paid sick leave. About one-half take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Papa John's Pizza sponsors. At Papa John's Pizza, about a fourth of workers have health insurance, and one-fourth of workers have dental coverage. Some other perks are free drinks, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and gym membership.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

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