Retail Store Assistant Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $20.79 per hour on average; Merchandising Supervisors are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $17.93, followed by Customer Experience Managers earning $16.50 and Visual Merchandisers making about $13.38. Sales Associates at Banana Republic Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($9.97 on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $15.90 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Banana Republic Inc. employees (68 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $10.36 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $16.38 per hour) can be spotted in Miami, Fla.; Houston, Texas (about $14.93), Chicago, Ill. ($14.70), and the company's headquarter city of San Francisco, Calif. (around $13.88) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of San Diego, Calif. — at $9.83, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Banana Republic Inc. employees make the most in Ohio, earning about $16.00 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) make the most here, hauling in $15.49 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Merchandising among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $11.89 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; a fair number of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Some other standard skills here are Retail, Cash Handling, and Customer Relations.
Benefits and Perks
Just under one in four workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a majority of survey participants, and a little more than half of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, 401(a), company store discount, and clothing allowance / discounts.