When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $104K annually) can be spotted in Pittsburgh, Pa.; the company's headquarter city of Irvine, Calif. ($86K), Seattle, Wash. ($67K), and Detroit, Mich. ($65K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Cincinnati, Ohio — at approximately $38K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; salaries there average to around $68K per year.
The highest average salaries go to District Managers of Food & Facilities, who bring in close to $65K annually, though Fast Food District Operations Managers are not far behind at approximately $63K along with Restaurant General Managers ($41K) and Restaurant Managers (around $40K). Assistant Fast Food Managers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $31K.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $34K per year on average. The largest fraction of Taco Bell Corporation people (34 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn around $40K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Safety Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $46K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Safety Manager is rewarded with median pay of $42K annually. Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) make the most here, hauling in $70K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Leadership; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $42K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Taco Bell Corporation is Customer Service; more than two-fifths of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Operations Management, People Management, and Training.
Benefits and Perks
Taco Bell Corporation sponsors a 401(k) program, and a strong majority of workers use this option to save for their retirement. Perks cover health insurance for about one-half and dental coverage for more than two-fifths of workers. Privileges also include free drinks, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and stock options.