The highest average salaries go to Line Cooks, who bring in close to around $10.93 per hour, though Short Order Cooks are not far behind at $10.50 along with Grill Cooks ($9.63) and Restaurant Cooks ($9.50). Earning only on average, Servers make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $11.75 per hour) can be spotted in Florida, Fla.; Atlanta, Ga. (approximately $9.98), Greenville, S.C. (about $9.86), and Mobile, Ala. (around $8.97) are the next top-paying cities. Jacksonville, Fla. is near the bottom for pay at. Within the firm, employees working in Georgia take home the most — approximately $9.60 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Waffle House, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn $9.20 per hour on average. The largest fraction of Waffle House, Inc. people (54 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $7.40 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $17.64 per hour for Environmental Protection Agency Universal Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Those with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) at Waffle House, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach about $12.15 per hour.
Employees who count Microsoft Excel among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $17.05 per hour. A common skill in Waffle House, Inc.'s work force is Customer Service; more than a third of survey participants report using it on the job. Order Inventory, Food Preparation, and Microsoft Word round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 31 percent receiving paid vacation and less than ten percent of workers receiving sick leave. More than two-fifths of workers report having health insurance, and more than a third of workers report having dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Waffle House, Inc. are free drinks, stock options, flexible hours, a stock purchase plan, and christmas bonus.