The highest paychecks go to Regional Sales Directors, who earn an average $69K annually, closely trailed by Retail General Managers ($42K), General Store Managers (approximately $30K), and Retail Sales Managers (about $30K). Retail Managers make an average $25K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $41K per year. The largest slice of the General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) workforce (39 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $29K annually.
Residents of Greenville, S.C. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $45K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Pittsburgh, Pa. ($42K) and Knoxville, Tenn. (approximately $38K). Across its U.S. offices, the state of Maryland pays General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) the most — around $67K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Human Resources Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $51K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Business Certificate Holder can certainly pay off here; those folks make $28K on average. Regarding salaries and education, General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) pays those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business Management the most — approximately $61K.
When it comes to skills, People Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $39K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Sales Management; more than two-fifths deem it necessary for work. Other skills in demand are Customer Service, Inventory Management, and Sales.
Benefits and Perks
A fair number of respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for a majority of employees, and for a little over a half of workers, dental coverage is too. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, gym membership, life insurance, flexible hours, and a subsidized cell phone.