When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $20.49 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Irvine, Calif.; Irving, Texas ($11.79), Colorado Springs, Colo. (around $11.00), and St. Louis, Mo. (about $10.00) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Houston, Texas at $8.38. Taco Bell Corporation workers in California earn the most — $10.53 per hour on average.
The highest paychecks go to Assistant General Managers, who earn an average about $12.13 per hour, closely trailed by Fast Food Managers ($10.18), General Team Leaders ($9.97), and Restaurant Managers ($9.81). Cashiers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of around $8.17.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $10.47 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of Taco Bell Corporation folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $8.99 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Servsafe food manager certifications, who make around $11.06 per hour. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) at Taco Bell Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach $14.00 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 about $10.45 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Taco Bell Corporation is Customer Service; a majority of employees use it for work. Food Preparation, Cash Handling, and Training round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and close to one-third of workers use it to save for retirement. Taco Bell Corporation provides health insurance to more than two-fifths of workers, and close to a third of workers do receive dental coverage. Other privileges include free drinks, flexible hours, food/meal discounts, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.