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. (around $77K), Seattle, Wash. ($65K), and Dallas, Texas (about $49K) are the next top-paying cities. Charlotte, N.C. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $32K, 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 $67K per year.
Earning $59K annually on average, Fast Food District Operations Managers receive the most money, followed by Restaurant General Managers ($44K), Operations Managers (approximately $34K), and Assistant General Managers (around $32K). Earning only about $27K on average, Assistant Managers make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $35K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of $41K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Safety Professionals receive bigger paychecks (approximately $48K per year) than those without credentials. Becoming a Certified Safety Manager can certainly pay off here; those folks make $45K on average. Regarding salaries and education, Taco Bell Corporation pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — around $67K.
When it comes to skills, Leadership seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $44K annually. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; more than two-fifths of Taco Bell Corporation's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to know People Management, Operations Management, and Scheduling.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only 19 percent. A solid majority of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for half of workers, and about two in five workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Taco Bell Corporation employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, free drinks, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.