Residents of Mesa, Ariz. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $15.19 per hour; other top-paying cities include Tucson, Ariz. ($14.00) and Phoenix, Ariz. (around $10.89).
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $13.84 per hour. The largest slice of the Bashas' Inc. workforce (42 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $12.10 per hour.
Cake Decorators are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing about $12.65 per hour; Cashiers are next on the list, bringing in close to $12.24, followed by Produce Clerks earning approximately $9.50.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers receive bigger paychecks ($12.31 per hour) than those without credentials.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Customer Relations; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $15.19 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, the greater part of workers named it in their skills portfolios.
Benefits and Perks
Although the firm compensates a strong majority of employees for vacation days, it only pays two in five survey participants for sick time. The larger part of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for a strong majority of respondents and dental coverage for approximately half. Bashas' Inc. also dishes out privileges such as life insurance and tuition reimbursement.