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Average Hourly Rate for Perkins Restaurants Employees

Headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, Perkins Restaurants offers a range of employment opportunities in the restaurant industry, from Line Cook to Baker. People employed by Perkins Restaurants tend to make around $11.11 per hour and $18.75 for overtime hours. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Perkins Restaurants typically pays:
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Employer: Perkins Restaurants
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Line Cook (3)
$8.12 - $14.84  
[-]Line Cook (3)
Hourly Rate$8.12 - $14.84  
[+]Baker (2)
$7.24 - $13.51  
[+]Baker (2)
Hourly Rate$7.24 - $13.51  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
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: 25
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Perkins Restaurants Details

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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $8.25. In a nutshell, the largest fraction of Perkins Restaurants people (43 percent) have been in their field for five to nine years and earn about $14.00 per hour.


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


Line Cooks represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $11.50 — though Bakers also do fairly well at approximately $10.00.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to around $16.00 for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers.


When it comes to skills, Food Preparation seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $16.00.

Benefits and Perks

For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Perkins Restaurants provides an optional 401(k) plan, and roughly two in five workers participate. Approximately one-half of workers receive health insurance, and nearly one-half get dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to free drinks.

Key Stats

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
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

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