Looking for a job with perks in the Houston area? These companies are offering incentives, sign-on bonuses upon hire

Jobs are available in the Houston-area, and some establishments and companies are offering extra perks if you decide to work with them.

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HOUSTON – If you or someone you know is looking for a job, tons of Houston-area restaurants, retail, and grocery stores are looking to hire workers as soon as possible and companies are offering incentives, such as signing bonuses, to attract them.

This comes after the U.S., including Texas, is facing a labor shortage in the recent months.

KPRC 2 compiled the list below of places that are hiring along with the incentives they’re offering:

Chili’s Grill & Bar

Incentives: $100 signing bonus + No cost GED or associate’s degree assistance

Address: multiple locations

Positions hiring: cooks, servers (Click here to apply)

Common Bond Bistro & Bakery

Incentives: $300 sign-on bonus

Address: multiple locations

Positions offered: Cake decorator, barista, bakery and pastry cook, dishwasher, guest services (Click here to apply.)


Incentives: Pay increases between $.50 and $1.00 for certain positions (Click here for more info.)

Address: multiple locations

Positions hiring: Warehouse order selectors, pickers (Click here to apply.)

Kura Sushi

Incentives: up to $1,000 signing bonus

Address: multiple locations

Positions hiring: servers, line cooks, dishwashers (Click here to apply.)


Incentives: $250 sign-on bonus

Address: multiple locations

Positions offered: restaurant staff, amusement park staff, hotel and resort staff (Click here to apply)

Merus Grill

Incentives: $500 signing bonus

Address: 1180-1 Uptown Park, Houston

Positions hiring: Servers, greeters/hosts (Click here to apply.)

Omni Hotels & Resorts

Incentives: $250-$500 sign-on bonus

Address: 4 River Way, Houston

Positions offered: Dishwashers, Bellpersons (click here to apply)

Pluckers Wing Bar

Incentives: $500 signing bonus for incoming managers

Address: Multiple locations

Positions hiring: Supervisors/coaches, manager (Click here to apply.)


Incentives: $300 bonus after 300 hours worked

Address: multiple locations

Positions offered: Inventory associate (Click here to apply)

Texas Pride Disposal

Incentives: $2,000 signing bonus, medical benefits

Address: 4411 Landrum Ln, Missouri City, TX 77489

Positions hiring: Drivers (Click here to apply.)

Learn more from our KPRC 2 report from Taisha Walker.

Uchi Houston

Incentives: $750 signing bonus

Address: 904 Westheimer, Houston

Positions hiring: Servers, cooks (Click here to apply)

Do you know of other companies that are offering incentives for new hires? Tell us in the comments below and we will add to this list.

About the Author:

A graduate of the University of Houston-Downtown, Ana moved to H-Town from sunny southern California in 2015. In 2020, she joined the KPRC 2 digital team as an intern. Ana is a self-proclaimed coffee connoisseur, a catmom of 3, and an aquarium enthusiast. In her spare time, she's an avid video gamer and loves to travel.