The average annual salary of a Hooters waitress is approximately $24,000, states Career Bliss. This salary is $1,000 more than the national average salary for waitresses in most restaurants. However, waitresses' salaries are $16,000 less than the average salary for Hooters employees, which is $40,000.
At Hooters, the highest paid employees are the general mangers with an annual average salary of $55,000, notes Career Bliss. A manager's average yearly salary is nearly $43,000. The lowest paying workers are cooks, who can earn about $21,000 a year.
Hooters is a chain of restaurants operated by Hooters of America, LLC. There are over 400 locations worldwide as of 2015, states the official Hooters website. The first Hooters restaurant was opened in 1983 in Florida.