When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($82K per year) can be spotted in Miami, Fla.; Columbus, Ohio (around $71K), Monroe, La. (approximately $64K), and Charlotte, N.C. (about $42K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($29K) in Johnson City, Tenn., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Wendy's International, Inc. pays its Ohio employees the most; the pay rate there is $60K annually.
The highest average salaries go to District Managers of Food & Facilities, who bring in close to about $70K per year, though Fast Food District Operations Managers are not far behind at around $60K along with General Store Managers ($42K) and Restaurant General Managers (approximately $41K). Assistant Fast Food Managers make an average $29K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $37K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $31K per year. The largest fraction of Wendy's International, Inc. people (31 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $38K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Safety Managers earn $47K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Regarding salaries and education, Wendy's International, Inc. pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — $53K.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Budget Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $48K annually. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, nearly two in five of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers usually know Operations Management, People Management, and Inventory Management as well.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Wendy's International, Inc. can sometimes lack paid time off; one in five workers get paid vacation days, and 9 percent receive paid sick leave. A solid majority of respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). A little more than half of workers can count on health insurance, and close to one-half have dental coverage as a benefit. The company also dishes out perks such as free drinks, life insurance, a company cell phone, and stock options.