Average Salary for Qdoba Mexican Grill Employees

The average employee at Qdoba Mexican Grill takes home $40K per year. Though your job title and geography do impact pay, your experience level is the primary influence on employee salary at Qdoba Mexican Grill. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $38K annually on average. The largest slice of the Qdoba Mexican Grill workforce (45 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, about $50K per year.


The highest average salaries go to Marketing Specialists, who bring in close to around $47K annually, though Restaurant Managers are not far behind at $38K along with Restaurant General Managers ($38K) and Assistant General Managers ($32K).


Residents of Seattle, Wash. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $47K per year; other top-paying cities include Denver, Colo. (around $40K) and Indianapolis, Ind. (approximately $37K). By state, Qdoba Mexican Grill pays its Washington employees the most; the pay rate there is $47K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, who make about $37K per year. Qdoba Mexican Grill compensates B.A. in Public Relations (PR)-holders the most at $46K annually.


Employees who count Employee Relations among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $55K per year. Leadership is a popular skill among Qdoba Mexican Grill workers, with one in three of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Customer Service, Training, and Scheduling.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to paid time off, the company is more lenient about vacation than it is about illness; the larger part of workers get vacation time, whereas a sixth of employees get paid sick leave. The larger part of employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for a fair number of respondents, and for the larger part of respondents, dental coverage is too. Additional benefits of working here are free drinks, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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$28,383 - $47,275
$39,305 - $80,000

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