Fast Food Employee salary in the United States

Average salary
$21,000/yr
Based on 21,412 income tax records
$15,500
$37,500
Age:
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$15,500
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How much do Fast Food Employees make?
The average total salary for a Fast Food Employee is $21,000 per year. This is based on data from 21,412 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Fast Food Employee and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Fast Food Employee salary can vary between $15,500 to $37,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Fast Food Employee salary by location

Fast Food Employee salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Dicks Driveins L P, King County, WA
14 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$18K – $43K
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Chipotle Mexican Grill, Los Angeles County, CA
12 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$19K – $33K
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Arizona Restaurant Company, Maricopa County, AZ
12 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$16K – $36K
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In-N-Out, Santa Clara County, CA
12 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$21K – $33K
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Northwest Restaurants, Pierce County, WA
12 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$18K – $33K
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Jts Enterprises Of Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL
12 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$16K – $33K
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3Mr Restaurants, Spokane County, WA
18 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$15K – $28K
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Taco Bell, Maricopa County, AZ
14 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$18K – $35K
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Whataburger, Tarrant County, TX
17 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$16K – $55K
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Ajp Enterprises, Pierce County, WA
11 income tax records
$20,500/yr
$15K – $38K
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Bill Miller, Bexar County, TX
16 income tax records
$20,500/yr
$15K – $29K
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McDonald's, Yakima County, WA
10 income tax records
$20,500/yr
$16K – $30K

Fast Food Employee demographics in United States

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94% are single
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6% are married
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15% have kids
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5% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Fast Food Employees in United States

21,412 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a fast food employee in the United States is $21,000 per year. Fast food employee salaries in the United States can vary between $15,500 to $37,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 21,412 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as fast food employee.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for fast food employees in the United States: Dicks Driveins L P ($34,000 a year), Chipotle Mexican Grill ($26,500 a year), and Arizona Restaurant Company ($25,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for fast food employees in the United States: Albany Metro Area, NY ($25,000 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($24,500 a year), and San Diego Metro Area, CA ($23,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.