Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $9.80 per hour. The largest slice of the Wendy's International, Inc. workforce (54 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $8.61 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($10.72 per hour) can be spotted in Columbus, Ohio; Atlanta, Ga. (approximately $10.63), Phoenix, Ariz. ($8.30), and Cleveland, Ohio (around $8.26) are the next top-paying cities. Charlotte, N.C. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $7.45. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of $10.44 per hour) in New York.
The highest average salaries go to Restaurant Assistant Managers, who bring in close to $11.21 per hour, though Restaurant Managers are not far behind at $11.08 along with Assistant Fast Food Managers (approximately $10.52) and Crew Leaders (around $8.40). Fast Food Workers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of approximately $8.08.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Business Certificate Holders, who make around $18.00 per hour. The best paid folks at Wendy's International, Inc. have an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), earning $18.00 per hour.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Operations Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $11.18 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; a majority deem it necessary for work. Some other standard skills here are Food Preparation, People Management, and Cash Handling.
Benefits and Perks
Just under a third of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for around half, and for just over two-fifths of workers, dental coverage is too. Some other perks are free drinks, flexible hours, life insurance, food/meal discounts, and a casual working environment.