Residents of Mesa, Ariz. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $15.19 per hour; other top-paying cities include Tucson, Ariz. (about $13.00) and Phoenix, Ariz. ($10.89).
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Cake Decorators, Meat Clerks, Cashiers, and Produce Clerks; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $12.65 per hour, the other salaries come in at $12.31, $12.24, and $9.50, respectively.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $12.31 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Bashas' Inc. employees (45 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $11.97 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified ServSafe Food Handler certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $12.31 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification.
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 around $15.19 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Bashas' Inc. is Customer Service, with the greater part considering it a key competency.
Benefits and Perks
Approximately one-half participate in a 401(k) program. A strong majority of survey participants can count on health insurance, and nearly two in five workers have dental coverage as a benefit.