Average Hourly Rate for Wendy's International, Inc. Employees

Dublin, Ohio-based Wendy's International, Inc. hires for positions ranging from Cashier to Fast Food Worker in the fast food. Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $15.37), people who work for Wendy's International, Inc. earn a median wage of $8.75 per hour. For the most part, employee paychecks at Wendy's International, Inc. fluctuate depending on your city; how long you've been working and your role at the company also matter, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Dublin, Ohio 


Fast food, Restaurant


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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $16.53 per hour) can be spotted in Miami, Fla.; Tampa, Fla. ($13.34), Plant City, Fla. (around $10.38), and Columbus, Ohio ($10.10) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $7.42) is Atlanta, Ga. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Ohio pays Wendy's International, Inc. the most — approximately $9.77 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $9.59 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (53 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $8.46 per hour on average.


The highest average salaries go to Restaurant Assistant Managers, who bring in close to $11.07 per hour, though Restaurant Managers are not far behind at $11.00 along with Assistant Fast Food Managers (approximately $10.35) and Fast Food Managers (around $8.95). Near the bottom at Wendy's International, Inc. are Crew Leaders, pulling in an average of just $7.83.

Certifications and Degrees

Servsafe food manager certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $10.96 per hour. Regarding pay and education, Wendy's International, Inc. pays those with an Associate of Business Administration (ABA) the most — around $8.87.


When it comes to skills, Operations Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $10.64 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; the greater part consider it a key competency. Food Preparation, People Management, and Cash Handling round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

About two-fifths of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A little more than half of workers receive health insurance, and close to one-half of workers get dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include free drinks, life insurance, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and food/meal discounts.

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Key Stats for Wendy's International, Inc.


58 %
42 %
Hourly Rate
$7 - $11
Hourly Rate
$7 - $10
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

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