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Average Salary for Whataburger Restaurants Lp. Employees

Whataburger Restaurants Lp. is a restaurant firm headquartered in Corpus Christi, Texas that hires for Restaurant General Manager positions, Restaurant Manager roles, and more. The average employee at Whataburger Restaurants Lp. takes home $37K annually. Though how long you've been working and what you do at the company do impact pay, geography is the primary influence on employee salary at Whataburger Restaurants Lp. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Average Salary Range by Job
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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]General Manager, Restaurant (5)
$32,571 - $70,198  
[-]General Manager, Restaurant (5)
Salary$30,754 - $60,949  
Bonus$906 - $17,266  
Total Pay$32,571 - $70,198  
[+]Restaurant Manager (4)
$23,032 - $54,774  
[+]Restaurant Manager (4)
Salary$27,126 - $50,658  
Bonus$353.12 - $10,523  
Total Pay$23,032 - $54,774  
[+]Cashier (4)
$14,709 - $21,042  
[+]Cashier (4)
Bonus$9.09 - $640  
Total Pay$14,709 - $21,042  
[+]Fast Food Worker (3)
$14,753 - $18,741  
[+]Fast Food Worker (3)
Total Pay$14,753 - $18,741  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Whataburger Restaurants Lp. Details


Corpus Christi, Texas

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Restaurant, Food

Also Known As:

Whataburger, Whataburger Corporation
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Median pay is highest in Dallas ($64K per year), followed by San Antonio ($59K), Mansfield (about $45K), and Houston (approximately $40K). Expected earnings are below average ($40K) in Jacksonville, one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Texas, where the average Whataburger Restaurants Lp. employee makes around $50K annually.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $45K. Those who stay for at least five years earn noticeably more; average salaries at that point reach around $50K. A typical employee has 10-19 years of experience and earns about $54K per year.


Restaurant General Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $45K; Restaurant Managers come in second with typical earnings amounting to $42K.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $46K. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Food Protection Professional s with credentials; these people typically earn approximately $43K annually. It pays to have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business Management at Whataburger Restaurants Lp. — these employees make the most at $65K per year.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Financial Analysis; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $60K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is People Management; close to a third deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include Operations Management, Customer Service, and Budget Management.

Benefits and Perks

Only 42 percent receive paid vacation and sick leave. Most workers participate in a 401(k) program. A majority of workers receive health insurance, and more than half of workers get dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a company cell phone, a casual working environment, free drinks, and life insurance.

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