Average Salary for Aeropostale Incorporated Employees

The average employee at Aeropostale Incorporated takes home $38K per year. Though your city and your experience level are influential salary factors for those at Aeropostale Incorporated, your job title turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Aeropostale Incorporated typically pays:
below market
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at market
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Employer: Aeropostale Incorporated
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Retail Store Manager (15)
$31,547 - $62,340  
[-]Retail Store Manager (15)
Salary$31,916 - $60,250  
Bonus$441.61 - $15,842  
Commission$293.51 - $14,730  
Total Pay$31,547 - $62,340  
[+]Assistant Store Manager (6)
$20,715 - $43,882  
[+]Assistant Store Manager (6)
Salary$23,447 - $45,956  
Bonus$212.58 - $6,315  
Total Pay$20,715 - $43,882  
[+]Sales Associate (6)
$14,110 - $30,529  
[+]Sales Associate (6)
Total Pay$14,110 - $30,529  
[+]Retail Store Assistant Manager (6)
$22,530 - $47,049  
[+]Retail Store Assistant Manager (6)
Salary$24,622 - $43,939  
Total Pay$22,530 - $47,049  
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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Bringing in the most money are Manufacturing Production Managers — their earnings average $71K. Associate Fashion Designers are a close second at about $65K along with Junior Accountants (around $43K) and Retail Store Managers (approximately $42K). Assistant Store Managers at Aeropostale Incorporated do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($28K) at the company.


Residents of New York pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $65K annually; other top-paying cities include Lyndhurst (about $41K) and Naples (around $36K). By state, the highest pay levels are found in New York, where the average Aeropostale Incorporated employee makes $64K per year.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $37K. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Aeropostale Incorporated employees (39 percent) have five to nine years of experience and typically earn $44K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Employees who have a B.A. in Psychology make the most here, hauling in approximately $71K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Microsoft Excel among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $64K. Customer Service is a popular skill among Aeropostale Incorporated workers, with more than a third of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Merchandising, Operations Management, and Team Leadership were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only two in five workers. A strong majority of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. For a fair portion of workers, benefits include health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage, too. Some other perks are a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and supplemental maternity leave.

Key Stats for Aeropostale Incorporated


77 %
23 %
$29,614 - $60,000
$28,857 - $49,342
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

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