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 Server. Median pay for Perkins Restaurants workers sits around $9.87 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $15.04. For the most part, employee paychecks at Perkins Restaurants fluctuate depending on your role at the company; your experience level and geography also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Bakers, Line Cooks, and Servers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $12.11 per hour, the other salaries come in at around $9.87 and , respectively.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $9.49 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Perkins Restaurants employees (29 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn approximately $14.00 per hour on average.


Within the firm, employees working in Florida take home the most — $14.00 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, who make about $15.00 per hour. Perkins Restaurants workers who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) are also well compensated, earning around $12.40 on average.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Food Preparation; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $16.00 per hour.

Benefits and Perks

Roughly a third of workers receive health insurance, and roughly one in four workers get dental coverage.

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