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Average Salary for Belk, Inc. Employees

The median income for Belk, Inc. employees is $40K annually. Your job title primarily drives compensation; however, how long you've been working and your city are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Belk, Inc. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Belk, Inc. typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Belk, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Sales Associate (4)
$14,750 - $25,403  
[-]Sales Associate (4)
Total Pay$14,750 - $25,403  
[+]Beauty Counter Manager (4)
$23,002 - $46,538  
[+]Beauty Counter Manager (4)
Total Pay$23,002 - $46,538  
[+]Area Sales Manager (3)
$24,890 - $66,637  
[+]Area Sales Manager (3)
Salary$27,561 - $75,778  
Total Pay$24,890 - $66,637  
[+]Information Security Manager (2)
$86,500 - $152,332  
[+]Information Security Manager (2)
Salary$89,785 - $147,250  
Total Pay$86,500 - $152,332  
 Precise Range (?
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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Belk, Inc. Details

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Information Security Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $123K; Retail Store Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to around $86K, followed by Assistant Store Managers earning $61K and Retail Sales Managers making $43K. Financial compensation for Area Sales Managers is rather low — only approximately $37K — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically about $41K. For those with at least five years experience, pay generally amounts to $60K. Overall, the greater share of Belk, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn about $102K per year.


Median pay is highest in Charlotte ($89K annually), followed by Knoxville (approximately $50K), Winston-salem ($48K), and Raleigh (around $39K). Across its U.S. offices, the state of North Carolina pays Belk, Inc. the most — $64K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $122K for Certified Information Systems Security Professional s, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. At Belk, Inc., employees who hold a Master of Arts (MA), English Language receive the highest salaries at about $64K.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be IT Security & Infrastructure; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $106K. A common skill in Belk, Inc.'s work force is Merchandising; just under one in three of survey participants report using it on the job. Sales Management, Leadership, and Retail are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky few (36 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. A 401(k) program is available, and the greater part of workers use it to save for retirement. For nearly all workers, benefits include health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage, too. Other privileges include life insurance, relocation expenses, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats

53 %
47 %
$25,532 - $83,524
$35,879 - $106,104
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

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