Average Salary for Taco Bell Corporation Employees

Taco Bell Corporation is a fast food firm headquartered in Irvine, Calif. that hires for Restaurant General Manager positions, Assistant Fast Food Manager roles, and more. A salary of $33K per year is the median rate at Taco Bell Corporation. Though your job title and your experience level are influential salary factors for those at Taco Bell Corporation, your city turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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About This Company

Irvine, California 


Fast food, Restaurant

Taco Bell, Taco Bell Restaurants, Tacobell

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($104K annually) can be spotted in Pittsburgh, Pa.; the company's headquarter city of Irvine, Calif. (approximately $86K), Detroit, Mich. ($65K), and Vancouver, Wash. ($64K) are the next top-paying cities. At about $34K, Linton, Ind. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays Taco Bell Corporation the most — around $68K per year on average.


District Managers of Food & Facilities are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $65K annually on average; Fast Food District Operations Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $63K, followed by Restaurant General Managers earning $41K and Restaurant Managers making $40K. Financial compensation for Restaurant Assistant Managers is rather low — on average only around $31K — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $33K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $40K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Safety Managers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $46K per year. Certified Safety Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at around $42K annually. Taco Bell Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) — these employees rake in about $70K per year.


When it comes to skills, Leadership seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $44K annually. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; roughly one-half of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other top skills include Operations Management, People Management, and Training.

Benefits and Perks

A fair number of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance is part of the package for roughly one-half, and for more than two-fifths of workers, dental coverage is too. Perks also include free drinks, life insurance, stock options, a subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Taco Bell Corporation


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55 %
$28,033 - $46,299
$31,165 - $53,490

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

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