Head Chefs & Cooks are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $12.50 per hour on average; Line Cooks are next on the list, bringing in close to $10.74, followed by Short Order Cooks earning $10.63 and Grill Cooks making $9.74. Among the lower-paid positions at Waffle House, Inc. are Servers — the median salary for this role approaches.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Waffle House, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn approximately $8.84 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Waffle House, Inc. employees (58 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $7.96 per hour on average.
Residents of Greenville, S.C. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $9.86 per hour; other top-paying cities include Kennesaw, Ga. (approximately $9.74) and Mobile, Ala. (about $7.45). Newnan, Ga. is near the bottom for pay at. Waffle House, Inc. workers in South Carolina earn the most — $9.50 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a HVAC Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $17.64 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Regarding pay and education, Waffle House, Inc. pays those with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) the most — $12.15.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Data Entry; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $16.40 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Food Preparation; nearly one-fourth consider it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Order Inventory, Customer Relations, and Menu Planning.
Benefits and Perks
Perks cover health insurance for more than two-fifths of workers and dental coverage for close to a third of workers. Some other perks are christmas bonus, free drinks, none (contract-based), flexible hours, a stock purchase plan, and stock options.