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Average Hourly Rate for Perkins Restaurants Employees

Perkins Restaurants, another name in the ever-expanding restaurant sector, welcomes job seekers of all trades. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the company has open positions ranging from Line Cook to Baker. Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $18.75), people who work for Perkins Restaurants earn a median wage of $11.11 per hour. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Perkins Restaurants typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Perkins Restaurants
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Line Cook (3)
$8.12 - $15.08  
[-]Line Cook (3)
Hourly Rate$8.12 - $15.08  
[+]Baker (2)
$7.43 - $13.63  
[+]Baker (2)
Hourly Rate$7.43 - $13.63  
 Precise Range (?
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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About This Company

Memphis, Tennessee 



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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach $8.25. The greater proportion of employees (43 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home around $14.00 per hour.


Within the firm, employees working in Florida take home the most — $13.00 per hour on average.


The highest paychecks go to Line Cooks, who earn $11.50, closely trailed by Bakers (approximately $10.00).

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, who make about $16.00.


Skill-wise, employees who report Food Preparation as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning $16.00 on average.

Benefits and Perks

Roughly two-fifths of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for nearly one-half of workers, and for close to one-half, dental coverage is too. The list of perks also includes free drinks.

Key Stats for Perkins Restaurants


38 %
62 %
Hourly Rate
$6 - $17
Hourly Rate
$9 - $16
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Rated 3 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

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