Average Hourly Rate for General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) Employees

Pittsburgh, Pa.-based General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) hires for positions ranging from Retail Store Manager to Sales Associate in the retail. General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) offers employees an average of $11.28 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $20.21. Though geography and your role at the company are influential salary factors for those at General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC), your experience level turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222



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Years of Experience

Average pay is about $11.12 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $10.88 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($16.92 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Pittsburgh, Pa.; Greenville, S.C. (approximately $14.38), Albuquerque, N.M. (around $11.56), and Tacoma, Wash. ($9.50) are the next top-paying cities. Orlando, Fla. is near the bottom for pay at approximately $8.30. Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — $13.40 per hour on average.


Retail Store Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $12.64 per hour — though Operations Managers, Retail General Managers, and Retail Managers also do fairly well at about $12.32, $11.84, and around $11.75, respectively. Near the bottom at General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) are Sales Associates, pulling in an average of just $8.52.

Certifications and Degrees

General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) provides the highest financial reward to those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) — these employees rake in $13.00 per hour.


In this position, it pays to have Operations Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $13.04 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; a fair number of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to know Sales, Retail, and Inventory Management.

Benefits and Perks

Around half contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. For more than half of workers, benefits include health insurance, and roughly one-half get dental coverage, too. The company also dishes out perks such as company store discount, life insurance, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC)


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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

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