Restaurant manager at Burger King

People in this role may also be known as bar, restaurant and kitchen managers or assistant manager.

12 workers in this role at Burger King have taken the survey.

How much does Burger King pay restaurant managers?

Restaurant manager at Burger King
£9.27–12.82
Typical range
£8.72–14.85

Restaurant manager employees at Burger King are typically paid £9.27–12.82 an hour, based on data from 12 employees.

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What is management like for restaurant manager employees at Burger King?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do restaurant managers think Burger King head office understands what's happening where they work?

    Most people think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    73% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 11 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

Good
  • Managers are respectful

    Do restaurant managers at Burger King feel treated by respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    64% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 11 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

Here’s a recent review that mentions management:

  • Best thing

    My restaurant manager

    Worst thing

    Head office and area manager

    1.0

    Shift manager, August 2020

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What are the hours like for restaurant manager employees at Burger King?

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  • People do unpaid extra work

    Do restaurant managers at Burger King do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    Yes. People do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    78% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

    Based on information from 9 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

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  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do restaurant managers get of their shift pattern at Burger King?

    Most people don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 18% report getting one week notice or less
    • 36% report getting two weeks notice
    • 9% report getting three weeks notice
    • 36% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 0% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 11 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

Good
  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for restaurant managers to take sick leave at Burger King?

    Most people find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    67% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 9 job reviews

  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Burger King managers change restaurant managers shifts at short notice?

    Most managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    73% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 11 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

  • People get proper breaks

    Do restaurant managers at Burger King get proper breaks?

    Most people get proper breaks

    How we know this

    70% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for restaurant managers to book a holiday at Burger King?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    92% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 12 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    Colleagues, free meal, 50% discount, flexible hours, easy nature of the job

    Worst thing

    Rude delivery drivers, pay, doing managers' jobs on crew members' pay

    6.8

    Employee, August 2021

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What is career progression like for restaurant managers at Burger King?

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  • Enough training

    Do restaurant managers get enough training when they start at Burger King?

    Most people get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    55% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 11 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • Opportunities to progress

    Are restaurant managers given support to progress at Burger King?

    Most people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 67% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 12 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Latest reviews from restaurant managers at Burger King

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  • Best thing

    pay

    Worst thing

    shifts and working weekend

    5.8

    Manager, November 2020

  • Best thing

    The customers and the products

    Worst thing

    The customers

    8.8

    Assistant Manager, November 2020

  • Worst thing

    Lack of training no support all higher management care about is making profit and opening new stores

    4.2

    Restaurant manager, September 2019

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How Burger King ranks

Burger King ranks joint 24th to work for in bar, restaurant or kitchen manager employers

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