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Average Salary for Aeropostale Incorporated Employees

A typical Aeropostale Incorporated employee can expect to make $38K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at Aeropostale Incorporated fluctuate depending on your role at the company; geography and how long you've been working also matter, but to a lesser degree. Responses to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

How This Employer Pays

Aeropostale Incorporated typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
below 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 (14)
$31,476 - $57,619  
[-]Retail Store Manager (14)
Salary$31,831 - $49,459  
Bonus$467.05 - $12,027  
Commission$286.51 - $14,434  
Total Pay$31,476 - $57,619  
[+]Assistant Store Manager (6)
$20,596 - $44,073  
[+]Assistant Store Manager (6)
Salary$23,580 - $46,570  
Bonus$236.97 - $5,614  
Total Pay$20,596 - $44,073  
[+]Retail Store Assistant Manager (6)
$22,441 - $46,401  
[+]Retail Store Assistant Manager (6)
Salary$24,677 - $43,305  
Total Pay$22,441 - $46,401  
[+]Retail Assistant Manager (5)
$21,718 - $42,662  
[+]Retail Assistant Manager (5)
Salary$22,789 - $40,831  
Bonus$107.40 - $3,150  
Total Pay$21,718 - $42,662  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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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: 6 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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The highest average salaries go to Manufacturing Production Managers, who bring in close to about $71K, though Associate Fashion Designers are not far behind at $65K along with Junior Accountants (around $43K) and Retail Store Managers (approximately $41K). Aeropostale Incorporated hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Assistant Store Managers ($28K).


Residents of New York pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $64K per year; other top-paying cities include Lyndhurst (about $41K) and Naples (around $36K). Across its U.S. offices, the state of New York pays Aeropostale Incorporated the most — approximately $62K annually on average.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach $38K. For the most part, a representative employee at Aeropostale Incorporated has been working for five to nine years and makes $44K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

The best paid folks at Aeropostale Incorporated have a B.A. in Psychology, earning $71K annually.


In this position, it pays to have Adobe Photoshop in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $62K. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; over a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Key skills also include Merchandising, Operations Management, and Sales.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky few (two-fifths of workers) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. A 401(k) program is available, and the greater part of workers use it to save for retirement. Perks cover health insurance for most workers and dental coverage for a fair portion of workers. Privileges also include a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and supplemental maternity leave.

Key Stats

78 %
22 %
$29,664 - $59,495
$28,857 - $49,342
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

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