Average Salary for Waffle House, Inc. Employees

Headquartered in Norcross, Ga., Waffle House, Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the restaurant, from Unit Manager to Human Resources Specialist. Employees at Waffle House, Inc. make $32K annually on average. Where you live influences pay for Waffle House, Inc. workers the most, followed by how long you've been working and what you do at the company. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $55K per year) can be spotted in Asheville, N.C.; Atlanta, Ga. ($42K), Birmingham, Ala. (about $39K), and the company's headquarter city of Norcross, Ga. (around $33K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Waffle House, Inc. pays its Florida employees the most; the pay rate there is $39K annually.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $33K per year. Overall, the greater share of Waffle House, Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $38K annually.


Earning $40K per year on average, Human Resources Managers receive the most money, followed by Operations Managers (about $40K), Unit Managers (around $39K), and Restaurant Managers (approximately $38K). Earning only $36K on average, Human Resources Specialists make less than most people in the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Food Protection Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $41K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Certified ServSafe Food Handlers with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $38K per year. Waffle House, Inc. compensates Associate's Degree-holders the most at approximately $38K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Microsoft Word; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $40K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Waffle House, Inc. is Operations Management, with over a third considering it a key competency. Three more common skills are Recruiting, Hiring, and People Management.

Benefits and Perks

About one in seven workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). For just over a half of workers, benefits include health insurance, and approximately one-half get dental coverage, too. Perks also include a stock purchase plan, stock options, free drinks, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Waffle House, Inc.


51 %
49 %
$15,278 - $42,000
$27,578 - $40,963
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 15 votes.
$32,500 - $39,500

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