Average Hourly Rate for McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. Employees

McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. offers employees an average of $9.16 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $15.24. Your experience level primarily drives compensation; however, your city and your role at the company are also reported as secondary influences on salary at McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. Hourly Rate


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Fast Food Worker
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Restaurant Manager
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Crew Leader
15 profiles

Swing Manager
11 profiles

Grill Cook
10 profiles

Assistant Manager, Fast Food
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 306
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Find out more about pay at McDonald's Restaurants Ltd.

About This Company

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Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $10.15 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (56 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $8.90 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($11.00 per hour) can be spotted in Mcallen, Texas; Frankfort, Ky. ($10.38), Tallahassee, Fla. (about $9.96), and Chicago, Ill. (around $9.25) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Philadelphia, Pa.; in fact, at $7.52 it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. employee makes approximately $10.46 per hour.


The highest paychecks go to Assistant Fast Food Managers, who earn an average about $10.78 per hour, closely trailed by Restaurant Managers ($9.99), Crew Leaders (around $8.68), and Grill Cooks ($8.36). Cashiers at McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $8.16 on average) at the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Being an Environmental Protection Agency Universal Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $19.00 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. At McDonald's Restaurants Ltd., employees who hold an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) receive the highest pay at $13.00.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be People Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $10.46 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; a majority consider it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Food Preparation, Cash Handling, and Cleaning.

Benefits and Perks

Around one in five workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for more than a third of workers, and nearly one in four workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other advantages of working at McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. are free drinks, flexible hours, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.

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Key Stats for McDonald's Restaurants Ltd.


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44 %
Hourly Rate
$7 - $11
Hourly Rate
$8 - $10

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 143 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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