Average Salary for Belk, Inc. Employees

Employees at Belk, Inc. make $41K per year on average. For the most part, employee paychecks at Belk, Inc. fluctuate depending on your job title; your experience level and your city also matter, but to a lesser degree. This synopsis is derived from responses to the PayScale's salary survey.

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Belk, Inc. typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Belk, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Beauty Counter Manager (4)
$22,871 - $46,563  
[-]Beauty Counter Manager (4)
Total Pay$22,871 - $46,563  
[+]Sales Associate (4)
$15,275 - $24,850  
[+]Sales Associate (4)
Total Pay$15,275 - $24,850  
[+]Area Sales Manager (4)
$25,339 - $63,085  
[+]Area Sales Manager (4)
Salary$26,643 - $65,314  
Total Pay$25,339 - $63,085  
[+]Operations Manager (3)
$28,846 - $87,074  
[+]Operations Manager (3)
Salary$30,703 - $84,607  
Total Pay$28,846 - $87,074  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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About This Company

United States of America 


Retail, Department Stores

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The highest paychecks go to Information Security Managers, who earn around $123K, closely trailed by Retail Store Managers (about $86K), Assistant Store Managers ($61K), and Retail Sales Managers ($43K). Area Sales Managers make approximately $37K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to $60K. For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach about $42K. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Belk, Inc. employees (42 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and typically earn approximately $102K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($89K per year) can be spotted in Charlotte; Knoxville ($50K), Winston-salem (around $48K), and Raleigh ($39K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in North Carolina, where the average salary is approximately $64K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Information Systems Security Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $122K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. The best paid folks at Belk, Inc. have a Master of Arts (MA), English Language, earning $64K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be IT Security & Infrastructure; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $106K. A common skill in Belk, Inc.'s work force is Merchandising; slightly less than a third of survey participants report using it on the job. Sales Management, Leadership, and Retail were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 36 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Belk, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and the greater part of workers participate. Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all workers, and for a fair portion of workers, dental coverage is too. Belk, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, relocation expenses, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Belk, Inc.


52 %
48 %
$25,532 - $83,524
$36,028 - $105,327
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

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