Years of Experience
Average pay is $10.75 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $9.63 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Cato's Fashion workforce (36 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $9.00 per hour.
Across Cato's Fashion's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Virginia earn the most, taking home around $10.75 per hour.
Retail Store Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $13.14 per hour — though Retail Store Assistant Managers and Sales Associates also do fairly well at about $10.50 and $8.00, respectively.
Employees who count Operations Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $14.14 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; the greater part consider it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Retail, Sales Management, and Merchandising.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Nearly all workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a majority of survey participants, and the larger part of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well.