Average Hourly Rate for Whataburger Restaurants Lp. Employees

Whataburger Restaurants Lp. is a restaurant firm headquartered in Corpus Christi, Texas that hires for Cashier positions, Fast Food Worker roles, and more. Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $17.98), people who work for Whataburger Restaurants Lp. earn a median wage of $9.23 per hour. At Whataburger Restaurants Lp., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your city — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your job title and how long you've been working each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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About This Company

Corpus Christi, Texas 


Restaurant, Food

Whataburger, Whataburger Corporation

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.29 per hour) can be spotted in San Antonio, Texas; Dallas, Texas (approximately $11.94), Portland, Texas ($10.45), and Fort Worth, Texas (about $9.18) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Lubbock, Texas at $7.61. Whataburger Restaurants Lp. workers in Texas earn the most — around $9.30 per hour on average.


Earning $13.19 per hour on average, Restaurant Managers receive the most money, followed by Assistant Fast Food Managers ($10.97), Fast Food Cooks (about $8.89), and Fast Food Workers ($8.50). Near the bottom at Whataburger Restaurants Lp. are Restaurant Cooks, pulling in an average of just approximately $7.80.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $11.72 per hour. The largest slice of the Whataburger Restaurants Lp. workforce (60 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $8.83 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Servsafe food manager certifications receive bigger paychecks (around $11.97 per hour) than those without credentials.


In this position, it pays to have Scheduling in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $13.00 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; a strong majority of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other top skills include Food Preparation, Cash Handling, and People Management.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Whataburger Restaurants Lp. can sometimes lack paid time off; one in four respondents get paid vacation days, and 38 percent receive paid sick leave. Whataburger Restaurants Lp. sponsors a 401(k) program, and the larger part of respondents use this option to save for their retirement. At Whataburger Restaurants Lp., a little over a half of workers have health insurance, and more than half of workers have dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include free drinks, flexible hours, food/meal discounts, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Whataburger Restaurants Lp.


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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

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