Avg. Hourly Rate
Popular Benefits
  • Free Drinks / Coke / Juice / Water
  • Paid Holidays / Vacation
  • Food / Meal Discounts
  • 401(k)

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How should I pay?
Average Hourly Rate for Hardee's Employees
$8 per hour
 91 Reviews
Hardee's Median Hourly Rate by Job


55 profiles

Crew Leader
23 profiles

Cook, Fast Food
18 profiles

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Line Cook
13 profiles

Fast Food Worker
13 profiles


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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 222
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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $11.57 per hour) can be spotted in Chattanooga, Tenn.; Nashville, Tenn. ($9.00), Rome, Ga. (around $8.63), and Morristown, Tenn. ($8.38) are the next top-paying cities. At approximately $7.63, Lawrenceville, Ga. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of $9.67 per hour) in Florida.


Assistant Fast Food Managers earn the highest median pay at $9.83 per hour, followed by Restaurant Managers (around $9.52), Crew Leaders ($8.77), and Line Cooks (approximately $7.93). Earning only about $7.53 on average, Fast Food Workers make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $8.90 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Hardee's folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $8.15 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Servsafe food manager certifications receive bigger paychecks ($9.75 per hour) than those without credentials. The best paid folks at Hardee's have an Associate of Business Administration (ABA), earning $10.00 per hour.


When it comes to skills, People Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $9.90 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Hardee's is Customer Service; a solid majority of employees use it for work. Many workers usually know Food Preparation, Cash Handling, and Cleaning as well.

Benefits and Perks

Just under a fourth of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for more than a third of workers, and for slightly less than a third of workers, dental coverage is too. Perks also include free drinks, flexible hours, food/meals on duty, food/meal discounts, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Hardee's


59 %
41 %
Hourly Rate
$7 - $9
Hourly Rate
$7 - $9

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 116 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

About This Company

St. Louis, Missouri 


Fast food, Restaurant

Hardee's (Family Restaurant)

Hardee's pays its employees an average of $8.33 an hour. Hourly pay at Hardee's ranges from an average of $7.32 to $10.76 an hour. Hardee's employees with the job title General Ledger Accountant make the most with an average hourly rate of $16.62, while employees with the title Customer Service Representative (CSR) make the least with an average hourly rate of $7.27.

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