Average Salary for Qdoba Mexican Grill Employees

The median income for Qdoba Mexican Grill employees is $40K per year. For the most part, employee paychecks at Qdoba Mexican Grill fluctuate depending on your experience level; your job title and your city also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Qdoba Mexican Grill typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Qdoba Mexican Grill
Average Salary 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.
[-]General Manager, Restaurant (7)
$27,010 - $56,436  
[-]General Manager, Restaurant (7)
Salary$27,091 - $54,206  
Bonus$402.99 - $7,384  
Total Pay$27,010 - $56,436  
[+]Assistant General Manager (AGM) (3)
$20,618 - $52,710  
[+]Assistant General Manager (AGM) (3)
Salary$23,333 - $52,336  
Bonus$284.92 - $4,690  
Total Pay$20,618 - $52,710  
[+]Marketing Specialist (3)
$36,031 - $62,396  
[+]Marketing Specialist (3)
Salary$37,846 - $61,018  
Total Pay$36,031 - $62,396  
[+]Cashier (2)
$15,718 - $20,425  
[+]Cashier (2)
Total Pay$15,718 - $20,425  
 Precise Range (?
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 29
United States (change)

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $47K. The largest fraction of Qdoba Mexican Grill people (43 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $38K annually.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Marketing Specialists, Restaurant General Managers, Restaurant Managers, and Assistant General Managers; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $47K, the other salaries come in at approximately $39K, around $38K, and $32K, respectively.


Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of around $47K per year) in Washington.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $37K. At Qdoba Mexican Grill, employees who hold a B.A. in Public Relations (PR) receive the highest salaries at $46K.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Order Inventory; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $45K. One of the more prevalent skills at Qdoba Mexican Grill is Customer Service, with more than two-fifths considering it a key competency. Scheduling, Inventory Management, and Training are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Although the firm compensates more than half of workers for vacation days, it only pays one in four workers for sick time. A majority of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Qdoba Mexican Grill provides health insurance to more than half of workers, and over one-half of workers do receive dental coverage. Perks also include free drinks, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Qdoba Mexican Grill


50 %
50 %
$28,188 - $47,806
$31,407 - $61,042
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

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