Average Hourly Rate for Waffle House, Inc. Employees

Waffle House, Inc., another name in the ever-expanding restaurant, welcomes job seekers of all trades. Headquartered in Norcross, Ga., the company has open positions ranging from Grill Cook to Waiter or Waitress. Waffle House, Inc. workers report earning an average of $8.20 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $19.19. For the most part, employee paychecks at Waffle House, Inc. fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; how long you've been working and where you live also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Norcross, Georgia 



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Trainee Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $11.39 per hour on average; Restaurant Cooks are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $10.07, followed by Grill Cooks earning around $8.87 and Short Order Cooks making $8.38. Financial compensation for Waiters or Waitresses is rather low — on average only — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Waffle House, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn about $9.85 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (44 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of per hour.


The highest pay by state can be found in Georgia, where pay average out at $10.14 per hour.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Microsoft Excel among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $16.72 per hour. A garden variety skill at Waffle House, Inc. is Customer Service; the greater part of Waffle House, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Microsoft Word, Sales, and Windows Operating System General Use round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Perks cover health insurance for a little more than half of workers and dental coverage for close to one-half of workers. Waffle House, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as free drinks, stock options, and a stock purchase plan.

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Key Stats for Waffle House, Inc.


48 %
52 %
Hourly Rate
$2 - $9
Hourly Rate
$8 - $12
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

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