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Hooters girls.

I just had an interview with hooters and they said they would call, i'm not sure if that's a no or yes but I was wondering how much they averaged on tips. I would be working in the columbia area. Does anyone know how well they do on tips either through experience or through knowing someone who works there or has worked there?

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TiffanieK

Asked by TiffanieK at 2:35 PM on May. 1, 2011 in Money & Work

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  • dont know about hooters specifically and your area. but have heard from waitresses and thast not the ones in the short shorts and tank tops, that they bring a good $100 per shift.
    But having said that I dont think its a good sign when they say we call you.
    LittleBirdFly

    Answer by LittleBirdFly at 2:38 PM on May. 1, 2011

  • – collapse
    lucrative career choice i see. weren't you a stripper/ dancer sometime ago ?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:38 PM on May. 1, 2011 (hidden) + expand

  • My best friend was a hooters girl, and I worked as one for about 2 weeks when I was 18. I brought in about 80-150 dollars a night, depending on what night it was. My best friend brought in about the same.
    CollegeMommy121

    Answer by CollegeMommy121 at 2:41 PM on May. 1, 2011

  • the average is about 5 dollars a table and you usually have 5 tables per shift and average an hour to eat for each table, so in a 5 hour shift that would be $5x 5 tables x 5 hours which would = $125 a night in tips
    momofone725

    Answer by momofone725 at 4:02 PM on May. 1, 2011

  • i really like how you put the math into that. lol. thanks.
    TiffanieK

    Comment by TiffanieK (original poster) at 7:56 PM on May. 1, 2011

  • welcome. and remember there are always going to be variables such as more hours, a quick table, having more tables, heavy tippers...lets just say even on a bad night you have the potential to make some very good money
    momofone725

    Answer by momofone725 at 8:40 PM on May. 1, 2011

  • thanks! i really hope i get the job. he said something about finding out when the next orientation is and getting back to me so hopefully, that's a good sign.
    TiffanieK

    Comment by TiffanieK (original poster) at 8:44 PM on May. 1, 2011

  • I don't work at hooters but as a waitress I can tell you your tips will depend half on how much the bill is and half on how well you connect with your table. so if a guy comes in by himself and orders 10$ of food even is you get on really well you most likely wont make as much as you would from a 40$ order were you were just so so in your service. Hooters is a job were a little flirting can go a loooong way in how much you make.
    Savannah.partyg

    Answer by Savannah.partyg at 1:14 AM on Sep. 18, 2011

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