When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $104K per year) can be spotted in Pittsburgh, Pa.; the company's headquarter city of Irvine, Calif. ($86K), Plano, Texas (around $49K), and Dallas, Texas ($49K) are the next top-paying cities. Cincinnati, Ohio ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $38K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays Taco Bell Corporation the most — $67K annually on average.
The highest paychecks go to District Managers of Food & Facilities, who earn an average about $65K per year, closely trailed by Fast Food District Operations Managers ($63K), Restaurant Managers (approximately $44K), and Restaurant General Managers ($42K). Financial compensation for Assistant Fast Food Managers is rather low — on average only $32K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $34K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Taco Bell Corporation employees (35 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn approximately $40K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Safety Managers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $46K annually. Earning a Certified Safety Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of $42K per year on average. The best paid folks at Taco Bell Corporation have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), earning around $70K annually.
Employees who count Leadership among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $41K per year. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; approximately one-half of Taco Bell Corporation's people use it regularly. Other top skills include Operations Management, People Management, and Training.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. For a little over a half of workers, benefits include health insurance, and one-half of workers get dental coverage, too. Additional benefits of working here are free drinks, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, stock options, and a company cell phone.