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Average Hourly Rate for Perkins Restaurants Employees

Perkins Restaurants, another name in the ever-expanding restaurant, welcomes job seekers of all trades. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the company has open positions ranging from Baker to Line Cook. Perkins Restaurants laborers see wages hovering around $11.74 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $18.50. Your experience level influences pay for Perkins Restaurants workers the most, followed by what you do at the company. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Perkins Restaurants
Hourly Rate Range by Job
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[-]Baker (4)
$8.16 - $15.71  
[-]Baker (4)
Hourly Rate$8.16 - $15.71  
[+]Line Cook (2)
$8.09 - $13.90  
[+]Line Cook (2)
Hourly Rate$8.09 - $13.90  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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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: 3 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $7.25 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (42 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of around $15.90 per hour.


The highest pay by state can be found in Florida, where pay average out at $14.00 per hour.


Bakers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $12.11 per hour — though Line Cooks also do fairly well at $10.75 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $18.00 per hour for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Perkins Restaurants provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate's Degree — these employees rake in approximately $9.00 per hour.


In this position, it pays to have Food Preparation in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $18.00 per hour.

Benefits and Perks

Approximately two in five workers have health insurance, and benefits for more than a third of workers also include dental insurance.

Key Stats for Perkins Restaurants


31 %
69 %
Hourly Rate
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 3 votes.
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