Average Hourly Rate for Whataburger Restaurants Lp. Employees

Headquartered in Corpus Christi, Texas, Whataburger Restaurants Lp. offers a range of employment opportunities in the restaurant, from Cashier to Restaurant Manager. Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $18.16), people who work for Whataburger Restaurants Lp. earn a median wage of $8.94 per hour. Though how long you've been working and where you live do impact pay, your job title is the primary influence on employee salary at Whataburger Restaurants Lp. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Corpus Christi, Texas 


Restaurant, Food

Whataburger, Whataburger Corporation

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Restaurant Managers earn the highest median pay at $12.31 per hour, followed by Assistant Fast Food Managers ($10.75), Restaurant Cooks ($9.65), and Fast Food Cooks (approximately $9.21). Earning only around $7.89 on average, Fast Food Workers make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Whataburger Restaurants Lp. for between five and 10 years earn about $10.36 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Whataburger Restaurants Lp. employees (66 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $8.63 per hour on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $11.50 per hour) can be spotted in Austin, Texas; Tulsa, Okla. ($10.72), Portland, Texas ($10.45), and the company's headquarter city of Corpus Christi, Texas (around $10.12) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $8.00) is Tomball, Texas. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of $9.00 per hour) in Oklahoma.

Certifications and Degrees

Servsafe food manager certifications earn $11.94 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate's Degree; Whataburger Restaurants Lp. awards around $8.15 to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Inventory Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $12.80 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; most of employees surveyed report using it at work. Key skills also include People Management, Food Preparation, and Training.

Benefits and Perks

Whataburger Restaurants Lp. lets only 29 percent take paid vacation and only 43 percent take sick leave. A fair number of survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. A solid majority of respondents receive health insurance, and a majority of survey participants get dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are free drinks, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

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59 %
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$8 - $12
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$8 - $12

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

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