Assistant Customer Service Managers earn the highest median pay at about $13.75 per hour, followed by Meat Cutters (approximately $12.88), Pharmacy Technicians ($11.89), and Certified Pharmacy Technicians ($9.45). Cashiers make an average around $7.40, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $12.79 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (58 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of around $9.32 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($11.63 per hour) can be spotted in Wichita, Kan.; Lawrence, Kan. ($11.61), Mcpherson, Kan. ($10.60), and the company's headquarter city of Hutchinson, Kan. (approximately $9.90) are the next top-paying cities. Topeka, Kan. ranks low on the pay scale — at about $7.56, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Missouri take home the most — around $12.35 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Pharmacists receive bigger paychecks (about $58.18 per hour) than those without credentials. Dillons compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at $13.25 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Inventory Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $12.32 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; a little more than half of employees surveyed report using it at work. Three more common skills are Retail Pharmacy, Data Entry, and Customer Relations.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 31 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. To plan for old age, a large number of survey participants maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Roughly one-half of workers receive health insurance, and more than a third of workers get dental coverage. The list of perks also includes life insurance and flexible hours.