When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $19.94 per hour) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Buffalo, N.Y. (around $10.61), Chicago, Ill. ($10.24), and Norfolk, Va. ($10.00) are the next top-paying cities. Waynesboro, Va. ranks low on the pay scale — at $8.30, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Illinois, where the average 7-Eleven, Inc. employee makes approximately $10.21 per hour.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of about $9.12 per hour. The largest fraction of 7-Eleven, Inc. people (44 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $9.12 per hour on average.
The highest paychecks go to Retail Assistant Managers, who earn an average approximately $11.72 per hour, closely trailed by Retail Store Managers ($11.22), Retail Store Assistant Managers ($11.08), and Senior Sales Associates (around $10.11). Near the bottom at 7-Eleven, Inc. are Customer Service Associates, pulling in an average of just $8.24.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Notary Publics, who make $24.53 per hour. It pays to have an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) at 7-Eleven, Inc. — these employees make the most at $9.24 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Inventory Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $10.98 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; a solid majority of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Cash Handling, Retail, and Customer Relations were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
About two in five workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Half report having health insurance, and two in five workers report having dental coverage. The list of perks also includes free drinks, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and a subsidized cell phone.