When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $23.94 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Scottsdale, Ariz.; Phoenix, Ariz. ($16.35), Fort Worth, Texas ($12.25), and Denver, Colo. (about $12.21) are the next top-paying cities. Ogden, Utah is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $9.50. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Arizona, where the average salary is $22.31 per hour.
Reporting Analysts are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $21.20 per hour on average; Automotive Technicians are next on the list, bringing in close to $13.50, followed by Assistant Store Managers earning about $13.00 and Service Coordinators making $12.50. Discount Tire Co., Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Tire Technicians (approximately $10.87 on average).
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $17.82 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (82 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $11.72 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach around $23.52 per hour for Cisco Certified Network Associates; non-accredited workers make much less. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) make the most here, hauling in $19.00 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Scheduling; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $15.00 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Discount Tire Co., Inc. is Customer Service, with nearly one-half considering it a key competency. Other top skills include Maintenance, Team Leadership, and Automotive Engine Repair.
At Discount Tire Co., Inc., there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A solid majority of survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. At Discount Tire Co., Inc., the larger part of respondents have health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants have dental coverage. Discount Tire Co., Inc. also dishes out privileges such as 401(a) and a company cell phone.