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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. Compensation for Wendy's International, Inc. employees tends to be around $29K per year. At Wendy's International, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is where you live — it impacts salary more than anything else — though what you do at the company and your experience level each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Wendy's International, Inc. typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
below market
Employer: Wendy's International, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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[-]General Manager, Restaurant (47)
$28,958 - $56,726  
[-]General Manager, Restaurant (47)
Salary$28,969 - $54,130  
Bonus$959 - $8,312  
Profit Disbursement$298.76 - $9,549  
Total Pay$28,958 - $56,726  
[+]Cashier (27)
$14,898 - $24,013  
[+]Cashier (27)
Salary$13,488 - $47,317  
Bonus$7.46 - $671  
Total Pay$14,898 - $24,013  
[+]Fast Food Worker (20)
$14,826 - $20,603  
[+]Fast Food Worker (20)
Total Pay$14,826 - $20,603  
[+]Assistant Manager, Fast Food (18)
$18,690 - $35,131  
[+]Assistant Manager, Fast Food (18)
Salary$19,260 - $35,886  
Bonus$15.54 - $1,519  
Total Pay$18,690 - $35,131  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 214
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Wendy's International, Inc. Details

Dublin, Ohio


Fast food, Restaurant


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

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $74K annually) can be spotted in Austin; Charlotte ($73K), Atlanta (around $54K), and Houston ($37K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Johnson City; in fact, at $29K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Georgia, where the average Wendy's International, Inc. employee makes about $45K per year.


Bringing in the most money are District Managers of Food & Facilities — their earnings average approximately $70K. Fast Food District Operations Managers are a close second at $61K along with Restaurant General Managers ($40K) and Assistant Store Managers ($38K). On the lower end are Assistant Fast Food Managers at around $26K.

Years of Experience

For employees with five to ten years at the company, wages tend to be at the about $35K mark. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make around $30K. To sum up, the greater portion of employees here (31 percent) have worked in their field for 10-19 years and now make $40K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Safety Professional s earn approximately $53K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Becoming a Certified Safety Manager can certainly pay off here; those folks make $45K. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Wendy's International, Inc. — these employees make the most at $71K per year.


When it comes to skills, Budget Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $45K. A common skill in Wendy's International, Inc.'s work force is Customer Service; more than two-fifths of survey participants report using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Operations Management, Customer Relations, and Inventory Management.

Benefits and Perks

31 percent receive paid vacation, and only 22 percent get sick leave. Wendy's International, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and a solid majority of workers use this option to save for their retirement. For approximately one-half, benefits include health insurance, and more than two-fifths of workers get dental coverage, too. Perks also include free drinks, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats

52 %
48 %
$25,447 - $48,484
$28,062 - $58,958
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

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