Average Hourly Rate for Claire's Employees

Hoffman Estates, Ill.-based Claire's hires for positions ranging from Retail Store Manager to Retail Store Assistant Manager in the retail. Claire's laborers see wages hovering around $11.82 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $19.07. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Retail Store Manager
9 profiles

Retail Store Assistant Manager
6 profiles

Assistant Store Manager
4 profiles

Retail Sales Associate
2 profiles

Key Holder
2 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28
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About This Company

Hoffman Estates, Illinois 


Retail, Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores


Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Average pay is $11.62 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (57 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $11.71 per hour on average.


By state, Claire's employees make the most in Illinois, earning around $15.96 per hour on average.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Retail Store Managers, Assistant Store Managers, Retail Store Assistant Managers, and Key Holders; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $15.62 per hour, the other salaries come in at $11.70, $11.59, and $8.95, respectively. Sales Associates make an average approximately $7.88, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Inventory Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $13.99 per hour. A common skill in Claire's' work force is Customer Service; a solid majority of survey participants report using it on the job. Three more common skills are Retail, Scheduling, and Operations Management.


With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of Claire's' employees who responded to the survey.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of employees can count on health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit.

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Key Stats for Claire's


97 %
3 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $15
Hourly Rate
Data Not Available

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
Years in Fields/Career:
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