Bringing in the most money are Associate Fashion Designers — their earnings average $65K per year. Graphic Designers are a close second at about $63K along with Junior Accountants ($43K) and Retail Store Managers ($42K). Assistant Store Managers make an average around $27K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $65K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Lyndhurst, N.J. (around $44K), Milwaukee, Wisc. ($44K), and Naples, Fla. ($36K) are the next top-paying cities. At about $28K, Lebanon, Tenn. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, New York offers the highest pay at $65K per year.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $39K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (45 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $37K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Aeropostale Incorporated provides the highest financial reward to those with a B.A. in Sociology — these employees rake in $44K annually.
In this position, it pays to have People Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $38K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Aeropostale Incorporated is Customer Service, with just over two-fifths considering it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Merchandising, Sales Management, and Team Leadership.
Benefits and Perks
Only 37 percent at Aeropostale Incorporated enjoy paid vacation time, and just 30 percent can take sick leave. The larger part of survey participants save for retirement through Aeropostale Incorporated's 401(k) plan. At Aeropostale Incorporated, a majority of workers have health insurance, and the larger part of workers have dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and 401(a).