When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($66K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Lyndhurst, N.J. (about $55K), Indianapolis, Ind. (approximately $48K), and Milwaukee, Wisc. ($44K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $34K) is Jacksonville, N.C. Across Aeropostale Incorporated's U.S. offices, employees in the state of New York earn the most, taking home $62K per year.
Earning approximately $63K annually on average, Graphic Designers receive the most money, followed by Retail District Managers (around $56K), Retail Store Managers (about $44K), and Retail Store Assistant Managers ($33K). Assistant Store Managers make an average $31K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $39K per year on average. The largest slice of the Aeropostale Incorporated workforce (40 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $40K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA); Aeropostale Incorporated awards $69K to these degree-holders.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Leadership among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $44K per year. A garden variety skill at Aeropostale Incorporated is Customer Service; a little more than half of Aeropostale Incorporated's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Merchandising, Retail, and Team Leadership.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Aeropostale Incorporated can sometimes lack paid time off; one in six respondents get paid vacation days, and one in four survey participants receive paid sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and the larger part of respondents use it to save for retirement. The larger part of survey participants can count on health insurance, and a majority of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Other privileges include a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and 401(a).