Average Hourly Rate for Whataburger Restaurants Lp. Employees

Operating out of Corpus Christi, Texas, restaurant company Whataburger Restaurants Lp. employs talent in positions ranging from Cashier to Restaurant Manager. Whataburger Restaurants Lp. laborers see wages hovering around $8.94 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $18.16. Your role at the company primarily drives compensation; however, how long you've been working and where you live are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Whataburger Restaurants Lp. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

Corpus Christi, Texas 


Restaurant, Food

Whataburger, Whataburger Corporation

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Restaurant Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $12.31 per hour — though Assistant Fast Food Managers, Restaurant Cooks, and Fast Food Cooks also do fairly well at $10.75, $9.65, and approximately $9.21, respectively. With salaries averaging about $7.89, Fast Food Workers are among the lowest paid at Whataburger Restaurants Lp.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Whataburger Restaurants Lp. for between five and 10 years earn $10.36 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (66 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of around $8.63 per hour.


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

Certifications and Degrees

Servsafe food manager certifications receive bigger paychecks ($11.94 per hour) than those without credentials. Those with an Associate's Degree at Whataburger Restaurants Lp. come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $8.15 per hour.


When it comes to skills, Inventory Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $12.80 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among Whataburger Restaurants Lp. workers, with most of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Three more common skills are People Management, Food Preparation, and Training.

Benefits and Perks

29 percent receive paid vacation, and only 43 percent get sick leave. A strong majority of respondents participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. A solid majority of respondents can count on health insurance, and a majority of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Advantages of working here also include free drinks, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

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Job Satisfaction

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

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