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 $9.48 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $17.44. What you do at the company influences pay for Whataburger Restaurants Lp. workers the most, followed by how long you've been working and where you live. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Whataburger Restaurants Lp. Hourly Rate


16 profiles

Fast Food Worker
14 profiles

Restaurant Manager
10 profiles

Cook, Fast Food
6 profiles

Operations Manager
5 profiles

Customer Service Representative (CSR)
4 profiles

Assistant Manager, Fast Food
3 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 95
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Corpus Christi, Texas 


Restaurant, Food

Whataburger, Whataburger Corporation

Source: Freebase


Earning $13.27 per hour on average, Operations Managers receive the most money, followed by Restaurant Managers ($12.95), Assistant Fast Food Managers (about $10.03), and Restaurant Cooks ($9.24). Cashiers make an average around $8.01, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of approximately $10.61 per hour. The largest slice of the Whataburger Restaurants Lp. workforce (58 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $9.10 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($10.98 per hour) can be spotted in San Antonio, Texas; Dallas, Texas ($10.72), Cedar Park, Texas (around $10.50), and Tomball, Texas (approximately $8.89) are the next top-paying cities. Pensacola, Fla. is near the bottom for pay at about $8.24. By state, Whataburger Restaurants Lp. employees make the most in Oklahoma, earning approximately $11.50 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $12.04 per hour for Servsafe food manager certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. Whataburger Restaurants Lp. compensates Associate of Applied Science (AAS)-holders the most at about $13.75 per hour.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Leadership; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $13.02 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; a solid majority of employees surveyed report using it at work. Food Preparation, People Management, and Cash Handling are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

One in eight workers — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. Just over two-fifths of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a majority of respondents, and for around half, dental coverage is too. Other privileges include food/meal discounts, free drinks, life insurance, and flexible hours.

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Hourly Rate
$8 - $13
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$8 - $11

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
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