How much does a Fast Food Worker make?

Updated Sep 22, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$23,648 /yr
Average Base Pay

130 salaries

$16K

Low

$24K

Average

$34K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Fast Food Worker is $23,648 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Fast Food Worker salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 130 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Fast Food Worker employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Food Service Worker$27,345 /yr
L3
Food Service Manager$47,514 /yr
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McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Fast Food Worker - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $5 - $18
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$5

$18

$5 - $18 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Fast Food Worker - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $8 - $17

$8

$17

$8 - $17 Range

Chick-fil-A
3.9

Chick-fil-A

Fast Food Worker - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $8 - $18

$8

$18

$8 - $18 Range

Burger King
3.3

Burger King

Fast Food Worker - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $8 - $10

$8

$10

$8 - $10 Range

Dairy Queen
3.5

Dairy Queen

Fast Food Worker - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $8 - $15

$8

$15

$8 - $15 Range

Arby's
3.3

Arby's

Fast Food Worker - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $9 - $12

$9

$12

$9 - $12 Range

Taco Bell
3.4

Taco Bell

Fast Food Worker - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $8 - $15

$8

$15

$8 - $15 Range

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In-N-Out Burger
4.3

In-N-Out Burger

Fast Food Worker - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $17

$13

$17

$13 - $17 Range

Burger King
3.3

Burger King

Fast Food Worker - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $7 - $14

$7

$14

$7 - $14 Range

Wendy's
3.3

Wendy's

Fast Food Worker - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $8 - $15

$8

$15

$8 - $15 Range

Chick-fil-A
3.9

Chick-fil-A

Fast Food Worker - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $9 - $14

$9

$14

$9 - $14 Range

Whataburger
3.5

Whataburger

Fast Food Worker - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $8 - $11

$8

$11

$8 - $11 Range

Chipotle
3.4

Chipotle

Fast Food Worker - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $7 - $17

$7

$17

$7 - $17 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Fast Food Worker - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $9 - $17

$9

$17

$9 - $17 Range

Wendy's
3.3

Wendy's

Fast Food Worker - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $9 - $14

$9

$14

$9 - $14 Range

Sonic
3.2

Sonic

Fast Food Worker - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $9 - $11

$9

$11

$9 - $11 Range

Culver's
3.7

Culver's

Fast Food Worker - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $9 - $14

$9

$14

$9 - $14 Range

Taco Bell
3.4

Taco Bell

Fast Food Worker - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $9 - $12

$9

$12

$9 - $12 Range

Arby's
3.3

Arby's

Fast Food Worker - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $8 - $12

$8

$12

$8 - $12 Range

DONE by NONE
4.1

DONE by NONE

Fast Food Worker - Hourly

$8

 /hr
Range: $5 - $13

$5

$13

$5 - $13 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Fast Food Worker salaries

The national average salary for a Fast Food Worker is $23,648 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Fast Food Worker salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 130 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Fast Food Worker employees.

The highest salary for a Fast Food Worker in United States is $34,130 per year.

The lowest salary for a Fast Food Worker in United States is $16,385 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Fast Food Worker or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Fast Food Worker.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent fast food worker salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$15
hourly
A Cashier/Food Service Worker in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$35,000
per year
A Pooper Scooper in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Self-employed
$18
hourly
A Fast Food Worker in the Sacramento, CA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sacramento, CA Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$9
hourly
A Sandwich Artist in the Madison, WI Area area reported making $9 per hour
Job Highlights
Madison, WI Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$14
hourly
A Food Service Worker in the Kalamazoo, MI Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
Kalamazoo, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Concession Stand Worker in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $15 per hour
Additional Pay
$12k tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
Portland, OR Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$13
hourly
A Food Champion in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$21
hourly
A Kitchen Co-Worker in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$14
hourly
A Food Service Worker in the Clearlake, CA Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Clearlake, CA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
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