Average Hourly Rate for Taco Bell Corporation Employees

Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., Taco Bell Corporation offers a range of employment opportunities in the fast food, from Cashier to Fast Food Worker. Taco Bell Corporation workers earn an average of $9.05 per hour normally and $14.96 during overtime hours. Your city primarily drives compensation; however, your role at the company and how long you've been working are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Taco Bell Corporation. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Taco Bell Corporation Hourly Rate


79 profiles

Fast Food Worker
37 profiles

Fast Food Manager
21 profiles

Food Service Worker
16 profiles

Team Leader, General
15 profiles

Restaurant Manager
14 profiles

Assistant Manager, Fast Food
11 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 335
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Irvine, California 


Fast food, Restaurant

Taco Bell, Taco Bell Restaurants, Tacobell

Source: Freebase


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($12.10 per hour) can be spotted in Irving, Texas; Colorado Springs, Colo. ($10.40), Grand Rapids, Mich. (around $9.82), and West Palm Beach, Fla. (about $9.75) are the next top-paying cities. Houston, Texas is near the bottom for pay at approximately $7.75. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to $10.38 per hour.


The highest average salaries go to Assistant Fast Food Managers, who bring in close to approximately $11.47 per hour, though Restaurant Managers are not far behind at $10.09 along with Fast Food Managers (about $10.05) and General Team Leaders (around $10.02). Taco Bell Corporation hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Food Service Workers ($8.19 on average).

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $10.23 per hour. The largest fraction of Taco Bell Corporation people (66 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $8.96 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to about $10.85 per hour for Servsafe food manager certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. At Taco Bell Corporation, employees who hold an Associate of Science (AS) receive the highest pay at $13.50.


When it comes to skills, Training seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $10.44 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; a majority consider it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Food Preparation, Cash Handling, and People Management.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Taco Bell Corporation gives paid vacation days to one in eight workers and sick leave to 4 percent. About a third of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for approximately two in five workers and dental coverage for just under a third of workers. Taco Bell Corporation folks also make good use of free drinks, flexible hours, food/meal discounts, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Taco Bell Corporation


57 %
43 %
Hourly Rate
$7 - $10
Hourly Rate
$7 - $10

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 132 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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