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Average Salary for Claire's Employees

An average Claire's employee can expect to make $35K annually. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Claire's typically pays:
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Employer: Claire's
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Retail Store Manager (14)
$24,960 - $47,090  
[-]Retail Store Manager (14)
Salary$29,210 - $42,405  
Bonus$410.02 - $8,998  
Total Pay$24,960 - $47,090  
[+]Key Holder (2)
$15,719 - $28,048  
[+]Key Holder (2)
Total Pay$15,719 - $28,048  
[+]Retail Store Assistant Manager (2)
$21,395 - $45,837  
[+]Retail Store Assistant Manager (2)
Total Pay$21,395 - $45,837  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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About This Company

Hoffman Estates, Illinois 


Retail, Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores


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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $37K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $36K annually on average. The largest fraction of Claire's people (42 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $46K per year on average.


Claire's workers in Illinois earn the most — approximately $65K annually on average.


Retail Store Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $34K per year.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Adobe Photoshop; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $58K annually. A common skill in Claire's' work force is Customer Service; approximately one-half of survey participants report using it on the job. Sales Management, Sales, and Team Leadership round out the set of key employee skills.


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

45 percent have paid vacation, and only about one in four workers can take paid time off for illness. A little over a half of workers participate in a 401(k) program. The larger part of employees report having health insurance, and a majority of workers report having dental coverage. Claire's folks also make good use of life insurance, a casual working environment, and a company cell phone.

Key Stats for Claire's


91 %
9 %
$29,804 - $51,997
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
United States (change)

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