When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $26.00 per hour) can be spotted in Charlotte, N.C.; Jonesville, S.C. (approximately $16.50), Chattanooga, Tenn. (about $13.97), and Boone, N.C. ($13.50) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($9.59) in Sebring, Fla., one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Tennessee take home the most — $14.67 per hour on average.
The highest paychecks go to Counter Managers, who earn an average $14.75 per hour, closely trailed by Human Resources Associates ($14.65), Beauty Counter Managers ($13.19), and Sales Associates (about $9.22). Financial compensation for Retail Sales Associates is rather low — on average only approximately $9.02 — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $14.38 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (55 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $9.83 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Belk, Inc. compensates Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc)-holders the most at $17.75 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Microsoft Excel; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $16.34 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Belk, Inc. is Customer Service; half of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Retail, Cash Handling, and Merchandising.
Belk, Inc.'s employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only one in seven workers. More than half of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for the larger part of workers also include dental insurance.