Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $39K per year. The greater proportion of employees (39 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $40K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $69K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Lyndhurst, N.J. ($55K), Indianapolis, Ind. (around $48K), and Milwaukee, Wisc. ($44K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $34K) is Jacksonville, N.C. By state, Aeropostale Incorporated pays its New York employees the most; the pay rate there is around $64K annually.
Retail District Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $56K per year; Retail Store Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to about $43K, while Retail Store Assistant Managers and Assistant Store Managers rank near the top as well (approximately $33K and $31K, respectively).
Certifications and Degrees
Aeropostale Incorporated provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) — these employees rake in around $69K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Leadership in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $44K per year. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Aeropostale Incorporated workforce; a little over a half of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers are also familiar with Merchandising, Retail, and Team Leadership.
Benefits and Perks
Aeropostale Incorporated lets only 18 percent take paid vacation and only a quarter of workers take sick leave. Just over a half of workers report contributing to a 401(k). The larger part of workers can count on health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and 401(a).