Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $9.63 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (44 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $11.00 per hour.
By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Michigan, where the average salary is $14.64 per hour.
The highest average salaries go to Retail Store Managers, who bring in close to $13.14 per hour, though Retail Store Assistant Managers are not far behind at $9.17 along with Sales Associates earning about $8.00.
Employees who count Operations Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $14.14 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; a majority of Cato's Fashion's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Retail, Sales Management, and Customer Relationship Management.
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
Almost all workers report contributing to a 401(k). Cato's Fashion provides health insurance to a strong majority of respondents, and a majority of respondents do receive dental coverage.