Average Salary for Wendy's International, Inc. Employees

Based in Dublin, Ohio,fast food industry player Wendy's International, Inc. offers many employment opportunities, including Restaurant General Manager and Assistant Fast Food Manager positions. A salary of $29K annually is the going rate at Wendy's International, Inc. Your role at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Wendy's International, Inc. workers, followed by where you live and how long you've been working. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Wendy's International, Inc. typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: Wendy's International, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]General Manager, Restaurant (49)
$29,073 - $57,965  
[-]General Manager, Restaurant (49)
Salary$29,077 - $54,959  
Bonus$508 - $8,274  
Profit Disbursement$228.19 - $9,165  
Total Pay$29,073 - $57,965  
[+]Cashier (27)
$14,898 - $24,013  
[+]Cashier (27)
Salary$12,340 - $51,461  
Bonus$7.11 - $1,003  
Total Pay$14,898 - $24,013  
[+]Assistant Manager, Fast Food (21)
$18,796 - $34,810  
[+]Assistant Manager, Fast Food (21)
Salary$20,500 - $35,493  
Bonus$5.11 - $1,700  
Total Pay$18,796 - $34,810  
[+]Fast Food Worker (18)
$14,798 - $20,823  
[+]Fast Food Worker (18)
Total Pay$14,798 - $20,823  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 223
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About This Company

Dublin, Ohio 


Fast food, Restaurant


Wendy's International Inc, Wendy's Old Fashioned Hamburgers, Wendy's Restaurant

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District Managers of Food & Facilities are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $70K; Fast Food District Operations Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $61K, followed by Restaurant General Managers earning approximately $41K and Assistant Store Managers making about $38K. Financial compensation for Assistant Fast Food Managers is rather low — only around $26K — relative to the rest of the company.


Median pay is highest in Columbus ($57K per year), followed by Atlanta ($54K), Houston ($37K), and Columbia (about $36K). At $29K, Johnson City is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Wendy's International, Inc. employees make the most in Ohio, earning approximately $48K annually on average.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically around $31K. Average pay is typically approximately $35K for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (30 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make around $40K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Safety Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $53K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Safety Manager is rewarded at $45K annually. At Wendy's International, Inc., employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) receive the highest salaries at about $71K.


When it comes to skills, Budget Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $45K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; just over two-fifths deem it necessary for work. Other top skills include Operations Management, People Management, and Customer Relations.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 30 percent receiving paid vacation and close to one-fifth of workers receiving sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and a strong majority of workers use it to save for retirement. Nearly one-half receive health insurance, and close to one-half of workers get dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are free drinks, life insurance, a company cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Wendy's International, Inc.


52 %
48 %
$25,943 - $51,650
$27,617 - $57,288
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 69 votes.

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