Retail Store Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $23.78 per hour — though Assistant Store Managers, Retail Store Assistant Managers, and Customer Service Supervisors also do fairly well at $16.01, $15.90, and approximately $10.00, respectively. Financial compensation for Retail Sales Associates is rather low — on average only $8.39 — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Average pay is around $15.17 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Carter's Childrenswear workforce (53 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $12.70 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $23.10 per hour) can be spotted in Elk Grove, Calif.; Plano, Texas ($18.00), Atlanta, Ga. ($17.93), and New York, N.Y. ($17.18) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Braselton, Ga. at about $12.80. By state, Carter's Childrenswear pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is around $21.20 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Business Certificate Holders, who make $18.06 per hour. It pays to have an Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS) at Carter's Childrenswear — these employees make the most at $21.68 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Operations Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $17.36 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Carter's Childrenswear workforce; a majority of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Three more common skills are Retail, Merchandising, and Cash Handling.
Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Just over two-fifths of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). A majority of respondents report having health insurance, and a majority of survey participants report having dental coverage. Some other perks are a casual working environment, flexible hours, free drinks, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.