Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $38K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Aeropostale Incorporated employees (37 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $36K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $63K per year) can be spotted in Lyndhurst, N.J.; New York, N.Y. (approximately $62K), Indianapolis, Ind. ($48K), and Zanesville, Ohio ($41K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Jacksonville, N.C. — at $34K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in New York, where the average salary is about $60K annually.
The highest average salaries go to Assistant Merchandisers, who bring in close to approximately $46K per year, though Retail Store Managers are not far behind at around $44K along with Retail Store Assistant Managers ($33K) and Assistant Store Managers ($32K).
Certifications and Degrees
Regarding salaries and education, Aeropostale Incorporated pays those with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) the most — $62K.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Leadership; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $43K annually. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Aeropostale Incorporated workforce; the greater part 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
Only 23 percent enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. The larger part of employees save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for the larger part of workers, and for a majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Some other advantages of working at Aeropostale Incorporated are a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.