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. (around $39K), and the company's headquarter city of Norcross, Ga. (about $33K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Florida offers the highest pay at $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.
Human Resources Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $40K per year on average; Operations Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $40K, followed by Unit Managers earning $39K and Restaurant Managers making around $38K. Among the lower-paid positions at Waffle House, Inc. are Human Resources Specialists — the median salary for this role approaches about $36K.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach around $41K annually for Certified Food Protection Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Acquiring certification to be a Certified ServSafe Food Handler is rewarded with median pay of $38K per year. Employees who have an Associate's Degree make the most here, hauling in $38K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Microsoft Word; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $40K per year. Operations Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; over a third of Waffle House, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Recruiting, Hiring, and People Management.
Benefits and Perks
Around one in seven workers save for retirement through Waffle House, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for slightly more than half of workers, and approximately one-half report receiving dental coverage as well. Waffle House, Inc. folks also make good use of a stock purchase plan, stock options, free drinks, a casual working environment, and life insurance.