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McDonald's employees earn $20,000 annually on average, or $10 per hour, which is 106% lower than the national salary average of $65,000 per year. According to our data, the highest paying job at McDonald's is an Enterprise Technology Architect at $127,000 annually while the lowest paying job at McDonald's is a Food Prep Chef at $14,000 annually.

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$16K Crew Member Average Salary at McDonald's (579 salaries)

Equal to national average Crew Member salary ($16K)
-$4K (22%) less than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
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+$7K (29%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
"I feel that the pay we receive is a little high for the work we do, although I'm single and haven't moved out so perhaps my perspective is a little warped. I started out at $11/hour and over the course of 2 years I gained small raises as a reward for continuing to work with the company. Then minimum wage was raised coincidentally to the exact rate I was making at the time and I'm back to receiving minimum wage."
-$1K (5%) less than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
"Salary isn't much, but it this job was mainly for work experience and to have people who can act as work references. Not sure what others earn as I never really thought it was my business to know."
+$18K (62%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
"The pay at McDonald’s is okay for working as a crew member. The pay is minimum wage so everyone gets paid the same thing"
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$16K Crew Trainer Average Salary at McDonald's (221 salaries)

Equal to national average Crew Trainer salary ($16K)
-$4K (22%) less than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
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-$3K (16%) less than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
"When I was still working, I felt underpaid. Since I have moved on, I realized that the pay was perfect for the title and description."
-$1K (5%) less than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
"I make about average for my position. although the work can be stressful at times."
-$3K (16%) less than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
"Underpaid, but now I am a college graduate and I want to move on into my career field."
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$18K Cashier Average Salary at McDonald's (795 salaries)

Equal to national average Cashier salary ($18K)
-$2K (10%) less than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
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-$3K (16%) less than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
"I feel that I was underpaid. McDonald's is a very wealthy company and they can afford to pay more for the amount of work I did and for the incredible amount of stress that was involved. It wasn't a bad amount, it just wasn't equivalent to the work and the stress. I feel that I was paid just as much as other cashiers though."
+$66K (124%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
"I believe underpaid, the hot sweaty people are rude and it's stressful."
-$1K (5%) less than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
"I was paid the expected salary."
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$20K Shift Manager Average Salary at McDonald's (345 salaries)

Equal to national average Shift Manager salary ($20K)
Equal to average McDonald's salary ($20K)
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+$4K (18%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
"The work itself could get more credit for being a shift manager at McDonald’s. You are running a store. The pay is not horrible but compared to others the extra 3000 would be nice."
+$9K (36%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
"The pay may not be the best but the experience you get from such a big company is unmatched."
-$4K (22%) less than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
"For the work performed and dedication involved, underpaid."
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$20K Swing Manager Average Salary at McDonald's (237 salaries)

Equal to national average Swing Manager salary ($20K)
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+$13K (49%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
"There is just a $1.75 difference between the salary of the crew and the Manager."
-$1K (5%) less than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
"I completely feel like I am being underpaid. Not only do I do what is required but I strive to succeed my supervisors."
Equal to average McDonald's salary ($20K)
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$38K Maintenance Technician Average Salary at McDonald's (41 salaries)

-$2K (5%) less than national average Maintenance Technician salary ($40K)
+$18K (62%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
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+$1K (4%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
"I feel I was being underpaid. The kind of task I did deserve a little bit more pay."
+$10K (40%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
+$10K (40%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
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$27K Shift Supervisor Average Salary at McDonald's (11 salaries)

-$3K (10%) less than national average Shift Supervisor salary ($30K)
+$7K (29%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
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+$10K (40%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
+$10K (40%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
-$4K (22%) less than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
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$57K Contractor Average Salary at McDonald's (3 salaries)

+$16K (32%) more than national average Contractor salary ($41K)
+$37K (96%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
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+$55K (115%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
"good"
$39K Contractor ·
+$19K (64%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
$28K Contractor ·
+$8K (33%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)

$39K Training Coordinator Average Salary at McDonald's (3 salaries)

-$3K (7%) less than national average Training Coordinator salary ($42K)
+$19K (64%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
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+$32K (88%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
"I believe it’s Fair"
+$35K (93%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
+$6K (26%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)

$24K Department Manager Average Salary at McDonald's (1 salaries)

-$11K (37%) less than national average Department Manager salary ($35K)
+$4K (18%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
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+$4K (18%) more than average McDonald's salary ($20K)
"The pay is not nearly enough for all the work that we are expected to do. We are running stores and maintaining the stores for a multimillion dollar company but are not compensated as such. Managers for other restaurants are based at $40,000."
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