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Entry-Level Fast Food Worker Salary

Average Entry-Level Fast Food Workers make around $7.72 per hour. Close to an eighth enjoy medical while less than one-tenth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to fewer than one in twenty. Most Entry-Level Fast Food Workers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Men make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Fast Food Workers (53 percent) who responded to the survey. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$13,962 - $40,134
(Median)
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40K
MEDIAN: $17,862
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$7.15 - $8.90
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MEDIAN: $7.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$13,962 - $40,134  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $101.86  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$14,879 - $18,996  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$5$10$15
Hourly Rate
$7.15 - $8.90  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.33  
Overtime
$0.00 - $13.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$10K$20K$30K
Bonus
$0.00 - $101.86  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$14,879 - $18,996  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 554
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Many Entry-Level Fast Food Workers can be found at McDonald's Restaurants Ltd., McDonald's Corporation, Wendy's International, Inc., Subway Restaurant Inc, and Burger King Corporation, firms that are at the top of the field. Although salaries only range from $15K to just $18K, Chick-Fil-A Inc still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $17K. Taco Bell Corporation, Subway Restaurant Inc, and Burger King Corporation also offer top salaries for Entry-Level Fast Food Workers. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $16K, $16K, and $16K, respectively.

Entry-Level Fast Food Workers will find the worst pay at Wendy's International, Inc., where the median salary crawls in at $16K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $19K, leaving little room for growth. Employees at McDonald's Restaurants Ltd., McDonald's Corporation, and Burger King Corporation can also expect below-average earnings of $16K.

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 13% dental benefits Dental: 5%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 86%