The highest paychecks go to Human Resources Clerks, who earn an average $14.00 per hour, closely trailed by Marine Services Technicians (approximately $13.50), Retail Sales Team Leaders (around $11.98), and Customer Service Representatives (about $9.98). Sales Associates make an average $8.27, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($15.00 per hour) can be spotted in Brandon, Fla.; Springfield, Mo. ($14.58), Tacoma, Wash. (about $14.00), and Katy, Texas ($11.22) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Tallahassee, Fla. at $9.50. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Washington, where they average to around $14.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of approximately $11.68 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (47 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $10.24 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $11.50 per hour for OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bass Pro Shops (BPS Direct), LLC workers who hold an Associate's Degree are also well compensated, earning $13.75 on average.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Microsoft Excel; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $13.00 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; over a third consider it a key competency. Other top skills include Customer Relations, Retail, and Cash Handling.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, over a third of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for the larger part of employees and dental coverage for half of workers. Privileges also include a casual working environment, company store discount, flexible hours, and life insurance.