The highest paychecks go to Restaurant Managers, who earn an average approximately $12.74 per hour, closely trailed by Assistant Fast Food Managers ($10.97), Restaurant Cooks (around $9.65), and Fast Food Cooks ($9.21). Fast Food Workers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $7.89.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $12.54 per hour) can be spotted in Austin, Texas; Tulsa, Okla. ($10.72), Portland, Texas (approximately $10.45), and the company's headquarter city of Corpus Christi, Texas (about $10.12) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Tomball, Texas; in fact, at $8.00 it is one of the worst-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Texas, where pay average out at $9.21 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $10.36 per hour. The largest slice of the Whataburger Restaurants Lp. workforce (64 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $8.91 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Servsafe food manager certifications earn $12.45 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Scheduling; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $12.93 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; most consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know People Management, Food Preparation, and Training as well.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Whataburger Restaurants Lp.; the company rewards only a quarter of workers with paid vacation time and only 45 percent with sick leave. Most survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a fair number of workers, and for a majority of respondents, dental coverage is too. Whataburger Restaurants Lp. also dishes out privileges such as free drinks, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.