When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $18.00 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Irvine, Calif.; St. Louis, Mo. ($10.00), Grand Rapids, Mich. (about $9.82), and West Palm Beach, Fla. ($9.75) are the next top-paying cities. Virginia Beach, Va. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $7.58, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Across Taco Bell Corporation's U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home $10.14 per hour.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Taco Bell Corporation for between five and 10 years earn about $10.30 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Taco Bell Corporation workforce (68 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $8.77 per hour.
Earning around $10.81 per hour on average, Assistant Fast Food Managers receive the most money, followed by Fast Food Managers ($10.06), General Team Leaders (approximately $10.02), and Restaurant Managers ($9.76). Near the bottom at Taco Bell Corporation are Cashiers, pulling in an average of just $8.11.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Servsafe food manager certifications, who make $10.52 per hour. At Taco Bell Corporation, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) receive the highest pay at about $17.50.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be People Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $10.15 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; a solid majority consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Food Preparation, Cash Handling, and Cleaning as well.
Benefits and Perks
Over a third of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for close to two-fifths of workers, and for roughly a third of workers, dental coverage is too. Taco Bell Corporation also dishes out privileges such as free drinks, flexible hours, life insurance, food/meal discounts, and tuition reimbursement.