The average salary at Burger King varies according to position; the lowest-level employees are crew members who earn approximately $8.50 hourly as of January 2015, which equates to approximately $16,000 yearly. The highest-paid employee is reported as the Director of Promotions, who earns approximately $161,000 yearly.
Salaries are based on position, hours averaged per week, tenure with the company and the minimum wage. As many positions are paid close to the minimum wage, salary averages correspond to minimum wage standards that can vary by state. The federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour as of January 2015, but in some states, it maxes out at $9.25. Store managers tend to make between $40,000 and $45,000 yearly.