Store Team Leaders represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $24.96 per hour — though Maintenance Coordinators, Retail Assistant Managers, and Assistant Store Managers also do fairly well at $19.58, $14.68, and $14.49, respectively. On the lower end are Retail Sales Associates at approximately $8.74 on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $19.16 per hour) can be spotted in Suffern, N.Y.; Utica, N.Y. ($15.00), Paramus, N.J. ($14.13), and Houston, Texas (around $10.96) are the next top-paying cities. Within the firm, employees working in Wisconsin take home the most — about $25.49 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of approximately $16.21 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $13.25 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Dressbarn awards approximately $15.00 to these degree-holders.
When it comes to skills, Team Leadership seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $14.49 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Dressbarn workforce; a strong majority of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other skills in demand are Retail, Merchandising, and Sales.
Dressbarn's employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Dressbarn; the company rewards only 43 percent with paid vacation time and only one in five employees with sick leave. Dressbarn sponsors a 401(k) program, and a majority of respondents use this option to save for their retirement. A majority of survey participants receive health insurance, and the larger part of employees get dental coverage. Dressbarn folks also make good use of life insurance, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and gym membership.