Average Hourly Rate for Carl's Jr. Employees

Headquartered in Anaheim, Calif., Carl's Jr. offers a range of employment opportunities in the fast food, from Cashier to Restaurant Assistant Manager. On average, Carl's Jr. employees receive $9.91 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $14.81. Your city influences pay for Carl's Jr. workers the most, followed by your role at the company and your experience level. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Restaurant Assistant Manager
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Fast Food Worker
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Assistant Manager, Fast Food
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Customer Service Cashier
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Cook, Fast Food
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Restaurant Manager
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 54
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Find out more about pay at Carl's Jr.

About This Company

Anaheim, California 


Fast food, Restaurant

Carls Jr.

Source: Freebase


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $18.00 per hour) can be spotted in Redding, Calif.; Upland, Calif. (about $12.50), Fresno, Calif. ($10.74), and Hacienda Heights, Calif. ($9.50) are the next top-paying cities. Las Vegas, Nev. ranks low on the pay scale — at around $8.88, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; pay there average to $10.21 per hour.


The highest average salaries go to Restaurant General Managers, who bring in close to $16.00 per hour, though Restaurant Assistant Managers are not far behind at $12.00 along with Crew Leaders (about $9.98) and General Team Leaders (approximately $9.83). Carl's Jr. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Fast Food Workers ($9.25 on average).

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $11.00 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (62 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $9.79 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Safety Managers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $20.00 per hour.


In this position, it pays to have Food Preparation in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $10.08 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Carl's Jr. workforce; a majority of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Cash Handling, Cleaning, and Sales were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly one in three workers can count on health insurance, and roughly a fourth of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Carl's Jr. employees also enjoy perks such as food/meal discounts and free drinks.

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Key Stats for Carl's Jr.


61 %
39 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $11
Hourly Rate
$9 - $11

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Popular Locations for Carl's Jr.

  1. Fresno, California
  2. Redding, California
  3. Upland, California
  4. Las Vegas, Nevada
  5. San Diego, California
  6. Hacienda Heights, California

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