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 Fast Food Worker. Employees of Whataburger Restaurants Lp. bring in an average of $9.56 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $16.87. For the most part, employee paychecks at Whataburger Restaurants Lp. fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; your city and your experience level also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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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 $13.61 per hour — though Operations Managers, Assistant Fast Food Managers, and Restaurant Cooks also do fairly well at approximately $13.04, about $10.15, and $8.65, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Whataburger Restaurants Lp. are Cashiers — the median salary for this role approaches $8.01.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $12.41 per hour) can be spotted in Richardson, Texas; Dallas, Texas ($11.94), San Antonio, Texas (about $11.52), and Albuquerque, N.M. (approximately $8.85) are the next top-paying cities. At $7.61, Lubbock, Texas is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Whataburger Restaurants Lp. pays its Texas employees the most; the pay rate there is around $9.75 per hour.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $10.31 per hour. The largest fraction of Whataburger Restaurants Lp. people (54 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $9.29 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Food Protection Professionals, who make around $13.12 per hour. At Whataburger Restaurants Lp., employees who hold an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) receive the highest pay at about $13.75.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Scheduling; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $13.47 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Whataburger Restaurants Lp. is Customer Service, with a strong majority considering it a key competency. Food Preparation, People Management, and Cash Handling are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Whataburger Restaurants Lp.; the company rewards only one in seven survey participants with paid vacation time and only 23 percent with sick leave. More than two-fifths of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. For a majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and just over a half of workers get dental coverage, too. Some other perks are food/meal discounts, free drinks, flexible hours, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Whataburger Restaurants Lp.


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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

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