Average Hourly Rate for Waffle House, Inc. Employees

In keeping with the fast-paced restaurant, Norcross, Ga.-based Waffle House, Inc. employs a variety of talent to meet demands; available positions stretch from Waiter or Waitress to Grill Cook. Median pay for Waffle House, Inc. workers sits around $8.07 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $17.83. The most important factor affecting pay for Waffle House, Inc. employees is your role at the company, though how long you've been working and your city play a role as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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The highest paychecks go to Trainee Managers, who earn an average around $11.08 per hour, closely trailed by Restaurant Cooks (about $9.75), Short Order Cooks ($9.58), and Line Cooks ($9.15). Among the lower-paid positions at Waffle House, Inc. are Servers — the median salary for this role approaches.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of approximately $10.00 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (42 percent) have been working for one to four years and make per hour on average.


Spartanburg, S.C. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging. Waffle House, Inc. workers in Georgia earn the most — $9.37 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Waffle House, Inc. workers who hold a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) are also well compensated, earning about $11.39 on average.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Microsoft Excel; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $16.72 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Waffle House, Inc. is Customer Service; the greater part of employees use it for work. Microsoft Word, Sales, and Windows Operating System General Use were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Close to one-half report having health insurance, and nearly two in five workers report having dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are free drinks, a stock purchase plan, stock options, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Waffle House, Inc.


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49 %
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$2 - $9
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$8 - $11
Less than 1 year
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5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

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