Average Hourly Rate for Qdoba Mexican Grill Employees

Wheat Ridge, Colo.-based Qdoba Mexican Grill hires for positions ranging from Restaurant Assistant Manager to Restaurant Manager in the restaurant. On average, Qdoba Mexican Grill employees receive $10.17 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $21.00. At Qdoba Mexican Grill, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is what you do at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though how long you've been working and where you live each factor into the equation as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Qdoba Mexican Grill Hourly Rate


Restaurant Assistant Manager
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Restaurant Manager
3 profiles

Office Coordinator
3 profiles

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Grill Cook
2 profiles

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  • Updated: 18 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Office Coordinators, Restaurant Assistant Managers, Restaurant Managers, and Servers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $15.47 per hour, the other salaries come in at approximately $14.96, $10.51, and around $9.50, respectively.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $15.10 per hour on average. The largest fraction of Qdoba Mexican Grill people (53 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $9.30 per hour on average.


Residents of Lakewood, Colo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $15.47 per hour; other top-paying cities include Denver, Colo. (approximately $13.20) and Grand Rapids, Mich. (about $12.13). By state, the highest pay levels are found in Colorado, where the average Qdoba Mexican Grill employee makes around $15.10 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Servsafe food manager certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $15.29 per hour. Employees who have an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) make the most here, hauling in $17.33 per hour.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Team Leadership among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $15.38 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; the larger part consider it a key competency. Key skills also include People Management, Food Preparation, and Training.

Benefits and Perks

Approximately one in three workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). At Qdoba Mexican Grill, approximately one-half have health insurance, and approximately half have dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as food/meal discounts.

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Key Stats for Qdoba Mexican Grill


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61 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $14
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$8 - $15

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
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