How much does Denny's pay?
The national average salary for an employee at Denny's is $26,609 per year, or $12.79 an hour. Those in the bottom 10th percentile earn under $14,000 a year, while the high earners in the top 90th percentile can make over $48,000. Show More

Denny's SALARIES BY DEPARTMENT

Our data shows that different departments at Denny's pay different salaries. Employees in Business Operations roles earn the highest wages at Denny's, with an average salary of $73,379. Employees working in the Management organizational function also get paid well, with an average yearly pay of $50,549. The organizational function at Denny's where employees earn the lowest salaries is Restaurant & Hospitality with yearly earnings averaging $24,321. Sales & Retail is the second-lowest paying organizational function at Denny's, where the workers earn $31,382 per year.
Department
Average
Business Operations
Business Operations
$73,379
$73k
Management
Management
$50,549
$51k
Social Services & Non-profit
Social Services & Non-profit
$35,887
$36k
Sales & Retail
Sales & Retail
$31,382
$31k
Restaurant & Hospitality
Restaurant & Hospitality
$24,321
$24k

Denny's SALARIES BY JOB TITLE

While the average employee salary at Denny's is $26,609, there is a big variation in pay depending on the role. Some of the positions that earn high wages at Denny's include Restaurant Manager, Shift Manager, Shift Supervisor, and Service Assistant. A typical Restaurant Manager salary at Denny's is $49,850. Some of the other roles at Denny's are Waitress and Hostess. A worker with the title Waitress at Denny's earns an average salary of $20,852 per year.

Denny's Restaurant & Hospitality SALARIES

Job Title
Average
$28,624
$29k
$24,850
$25k
$23,660
$24k
$22,396
$22k
$21,150
$21k
$20,852
$21k

Denny's Sales & Retail SALARIES

Job Title
Average
$28,532
$29k
$19,699
$20k

Denny's SALARIES BY LOCATION

Cost of living can vary dramatically depending on the part of the country you're in. Employees at Denny's earn different salaries depending on their region. Our data shows that Denny's employees in South Burlington, VT get paid the most, where the average yearly pay is $27,704. In Temple City, CA, Denny's pays a lower average salary of $26,477.

RECENTLY ADDED Denny's SALARIES

JobLocationDate AddedSalary
General Manager
South Burlington, VT
General Manager
South Burlington, VT
South Burlington, VT
03/06/2020
03/06/2020
$100,00003/06/2020
$100,000
Restaurant Manager
South Burlington, VT
Restaurant Manager
South Burlington, VT
South Burlington, VT
12/06/2019
12/06/2019
$100,00012/06/2019
$100,000
Restaurant Manager
South Burlington, VT
Restaurant Manager
South Burlington, VT
South Burlington, VT
11/15/2019
11/15/2019
$100,00011/15/2019
$100,000

Denny's Competitor Salaries

Some of the competitors of Denny's are Friendly's, Lone Star Steakhouse, and Taneko Japanese Tavern. The wages at Friendly's average higher than the other similar companies, where the median salary is $32,872 per year. The salaries at Lone Star Steakhouse average $31,695 per year, and the salaries at Taneko Japanese Tavern come in at $30,777 per year.

Denny's JOBS