Average Hourly Rate for Taco Bell Corporation Employees

Irvine, Calif.-based Taco Bell Corporation hires for positions ranging from Cashier to Fast Food Worker in the fast food. Taco Bell Corporation workers earn an average of $9.07 per hour normally and $14.97 during overtime hours. At Taco Bell Corporation, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your city — it impacts salary more than anything else — though what you do at the company and your experience level each factor into the equation as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Taco Bell Corporation Hourly Rate


83 profiles

Fast Food Worker
33 profiles

Food Service Worker
20 profiles

United States (change)

Fast Food Manager
18 profiles

Team Leader, General
18 profiles

Restaurant Manager
17 profiles

Assistant General Manager (AGM)
14 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 343
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Find out more about pay at Taco Bell Corporation

About This Company

Irvine, California 


Fast food, Restaurant

Taco Bell, Taco Bell Restaurants, Tacobell

Source: Freebase


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($12.10 per hour) can be spotted in Irving, Texas; Colorado Springs, Colo. (approximately $10.69), Louisville, Ky. ($10.40), and St. Louis, Mo. ($9.69) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Virginia Beach, Va.; in fact, at about $7.58 it is one of the worst-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in California, where pay average out at around $10.41 per hour.


Assistant General Managers earn the highest median pay at about $12.65 per hour, followed by Restaurant Managers ($10.09), Fast Food Managers (approximately $10.06), and General Team Leaders (around $9.92). With salaries averaging $8.20, Cashiers are among the lowest paid at Taco Bell Corporation.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $10.32 per hour. The largest fraction of Taco Bell Corporation people (66 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $8.98 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach around $10.95 per hour for Servsafe food manager certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. The best paid folks at Taco Bell Corporation have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), earning approximately $10.74 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be People Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $10.53 per hour. A garden variety skill at Taco Bell Corporation is Customer Service; a solid majority of Taco Bell Corporation's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Food Preparation, Cash Handling, and Cleaning.

Benefits and Perks

More than a third of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Roughly two-fifths of workers receive health insurance, and just under one in three workers get dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are free drinks, flexible hours, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and food/meal discounts.

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Key Stats for Taco Bell Corporation


57 %
43 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $10
Hourly Rate
$7 - $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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