Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Wendy's International, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn around $9.78 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (54 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $8.47 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $10.69 per hour) can be spotted in Pittsburgh, Pa.; Cedar Rapids, Iowa ($10.02), Phoenix, Ariz. ($8.50), and Fayetteville, N.C. ($8.03) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (approximately $7.37) in Charlotte, N.C., one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of New York; pay there average to $9.75 per hour.
Restaurant Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $11.03 per hour on average; Restaurant Assistant Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $10.56, followed by Assistant Fast Food Managers earning $10.50 and Fast Food Managers making around $9.28. With salaries averaging $8.06, Crew Leaders are among the lowest paid at Wendy's International, Inc.
Certifications and Degrees
Business Certificate Holders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $19.91 per hour. The best paid folks at Wendy's International, Inc. have an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), earning about $19.50 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Operations Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $10.94 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Wendy's International, Inc. workforce; a majority of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to know Food Preparation, People Management, and Cash Handling.
Benefits and Perks
Slightly less than a third of workers participate in a 401(k) program. Nearly one-half can count on health insurance, and more than two-fifths of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. The list of perks also includes free drinks, food/meal discounts, life insurance, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.