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

Operating out of Pittsburgh, Pa., retail company General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) employs talent in positions ranging from Retail Store Manager to Sales Associate. Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $19.69), people who work for General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) earn a median wage of $11.37 per hour. Your experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) workers, followed by geography and your role at the company. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) Hourly Rate


Retail Store Manager
36 profiles

Sales Associate
23 profiles

Retail Sales Associate
5 profiles

Retail Store Assistant Manager
4 profiles

General / Operations Manager
3 profiles

Retail Manager
3 profiles

Retail Sales Manager
2 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 92
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222



General Nutrition Center, Incorporated, General Nutrition Company, General Nutrition Corporation

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Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $12.28 per hour on average. The largest fraction of General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) people (65 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $10.71 per hour on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $17.00 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Pittsburgh, Pa.; Fort Worth, Texas (approximately $12.00), Albuquerque, N.M. ($11.56), and Richmond, Va. (about $10.83) are the next top-paying cities. Orlando, Fla. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $8.21. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) the most — approximately $13.76 per hour on average.


The highest average salaries go to Retail Store Managers, who bring in close to about $12.52 per hour, though Operations Managers are not far behind at $12.32 along with Retail General Managers (around $11.84) and Retail Managers ($11.75). General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Sales Associates ($8.34 on average).

Certifications and Degrees

Business Certificate Holders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $16.43 per hour. It pays to have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) at General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) — these employees make the most at $17.16 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Operations Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $12.21 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; a solid majority of General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC)'s people use it regularly. Key skills also include Retail, Sales, and Sales Management.

Benefits and Perks

More than a third of workers report contributing to a 401(k). General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) provides health insurance to the larger part of employees, and half do receive dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include company store discount, paid holiday and sick leave, and flexible hours.

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


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Hourly Rate
$8 - $14
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$7 - $12

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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