The highest paychecks go to Human Resources Clerks, who earn an average around $14.00 per hour, closely trailed by Marine Services Technicians ($13.50), Retail Sales Team Leaders (about $11.98), and Customer Service Representatives ($10.00). Sales Associates are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $8.02.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $14.48 per hour) can be spotted in Atlantic City, N.J.; Springfield, Mo. (around $14.38), Denham Springs, La. ($11.59), and Katy, Texas ($11.22) are the next top-paying cities. Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $9.00. Bass Pro Shops (BPS Direct), LLC workers in Missouri earn the most — $13.23 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $11.84 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Bass Pro Shops (BPS Direct), LLC folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $10.89 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an OSHA Forklift Operator Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach $11.50 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. At Bass Pro Shops (BPS Direct), LLC, employees who hold an Associate's Degree receive the highest pay at about $13.02.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Microsoft Excel among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $13.23 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Bass Pro Shops (BPS Direct), LLC is Customer Service; approximately two in five of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Customer Relations, Team Leadership, and Cash Handling.
Benefits and Perks
Just over two-fifths of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. A majority of survey participants receive health insurance, and more than two-fifths of workers get dental coverage. Other privileges include a casual working environment, company store discount, flexible hours, and life insurance.