How much does a Fast Food Worker make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Fast Food Worker in the United States is $11 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $10 and $13. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Fast Food Worker

Fast Food Worker greets customers, answers questions about menu items, and takes food and drink orders. Enters orders into cash register, collects payments, and follows cash handling policies as required. Being a Fast Food Worker maintains cleanliness and neatness of restaurant. May assist in preparing customer orders. Additionally, Fast Food Worker may require a high school diploma. Typically reports to a manager or supervisor. The Fast Food Worker works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Marc Bruno, COO, US Food & Facilities
Aramark provides food, facilities management, and uniform services to education, healthcare, business and industry, sports, leisure, and corrections clients in North America and internationally. It operates in three segments: Food and Support Services United States, Food and Support Services International, and Uniform ... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2021
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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
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City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
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City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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Skills associated with Fast Food Worker: Service Operations, Cleaning/Sanitation, Cash and Receipts Management, Food & Beverage Serving ...More

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