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

Based in Dublin, Ohio,fast food player Wendy's International, Inc. offers many employment opportunities, including Cashier and Fast Food Worker positions. The average pay for Wendy's International, Inc. employees is $8.84 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $15.32. Though geography and your role at the company do impact pay, your experience level is the primary influence on employee salary at Wendy's International, Inc. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Dublin, Ohio 


Fast food, Restaurant


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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.

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Key Stats for Wendy's International, Inc.


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$7 - $11
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$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 119 votes.

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