Shake Shack Employee Confessions

Have you ever wondered what it looks like behind the counter of a Shake Shack? Here, employees share all the secrets about the beloved fast food chain.

Above Minimum Wage

Shake Shack employees get paid above minimum wage. The employees love this aspect of Shake Shack, and it is one of the top reasons they give the restaurant such a high rating. Employees say that the above minimum wage pay is what keeps them going during difficult times while they are at work, such as when they are business or getting frustrated by the volume of people they serve during the day.


Depending on where the fast food joint is located in the country, employees get paid anywhere between $1.50 to $3.75 more than minimum wage. However, there is a downside to employees getting paid this much above minimum wage.