When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($23.69 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Scottsdale, Ariz.; Phoenix, Ariz. ($16.01), Denver, Colo. ($12.21), and San Antonio, Texas (around $11.98) are the next top-paying cities. Ogden, Utah ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $9.50, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Across Discount Tire Co., Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Arizona earn the most, taking home about $23.07 per hour.
IT Network Administrators earn the highest median pay at approximately $23.34 per hour, followed by Network Administrators (about $23.18), Assistant Store Managers (around $13.00), and Service Coordinators ($12.48). Financial compensation for Tire Technicians is rather low — on average only $10.75 — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $20.35 per hour. The largest fraction of Discount Tire Co., Inc. people (80 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $11.46 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Cisco Certified Network Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $23.52 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Discount Tire Co., Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) — these employees rake in about $26.75 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have VoIP in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $23.26 per hour. A garden variety skill at Discount Tire Co., Inc. is Customer Service; approximately two in five of Discount Tire Co., Inc.'s people use it regularly. Team Leadership, Cisco Networking, and Switching and Routing were also reported by many survey participants.
Discount Tire Co., Inc.'s employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about a fifth of employees receiving paid vacation and less than ten percent of workers receiving sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Discount Tire Co., Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a solid majority of employees participate. Perks cover health insurance for a majority of survey participants and dental coverage for the larger part of employees. A few more workplace perks are 401(a), life insurance, and a subsidized cell phone.