Average Hourly Rate for Whataburger Restaurants Lp. Employees

Corpus Christi, Texas-based Whataburger Restaurants Lp. hires for positions ranging from Restaurant Manager to Cashier in the restaurant. Whataburger Restaurants Lp. workers earn an average of $9.13 per hour normally and $18.61 during overtime hours. What you do at the company plays the largest role in compensation at Whataburger Restaurants Lp., but your city and how long you've been working affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. 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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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.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

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