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Average Salary for Qdoba Mexican Grill Employees

Employees at Qdoba Mexican Grill make $40K annually on average. How long you've been working influences pay for Qdoba Mexican Grill workers the most, followed by what you do at the company and where you live. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Qdoba Mexican Grill typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
above market
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Employer: Qdoba Mexican Grill
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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 $38K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Qdoba Mexican Grill folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average $50K annually.


Marketing Specialists are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $47K per year; Restaurant General Managers, Restaurant Managers, and Assistant General Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $40K, approximately $38K, and $32K, respectively.


Residents of Seattle, Wash. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $47K annually; other top-paying cities include Denver, Colo. ($40K) and Indianapolis, Ind. (about $37K). Across Qdoba Mexican Grill's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Washington earn the most, taking home $47K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $38K annually. At Qdoba Mexican Grill, employees who hold a B.A. in Public Relations (PR) receive the highest salaries at $46K.


When it comes to skills, Employee Relations seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $55K per year. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under one in three of Qdoba Mexican Grill's people use it regularly. Leadership, Scheduling, and Inventory Management were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

The company allows the larger part of respondents to take paid time off for vacation, but only one-seventh of employees get paid sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Qdoba Mexican Grill provides an optional 401(k) plan, and the larger part of survey participants participate. A majority of survey participants report having health insurance, and the larger part of workers report having dental coverage. Other privileges include free drinks, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Qdoba Mexican Grill


60 %
40 %
$28,383 - $47,275
$39,663 - $78,611
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 8 votes.
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