Average Salary for Hanesbrands, Inc. Employees

Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Hanesbrands, Inc. hires for positions ranging from Product Development Engineer to Apparel Technical Designer in the clothing. The average employee at Hanesbrands, Inc. takes home $63K annually. Your role at the company primarily drives compensation; however, where you live and how long you've been working are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Hanesbrands, Inc. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27105



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Creative Directors earn the highest median pay at around $160K per year, followed by Senior Business Analysts (about $81K), IT Business Analysts ($71K), and Senior Paralegals ($60K). Financial compensation for Product Development Engineers is rather low — on average only $54K — relative to the rest of the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $125K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Minneapolis, Minn. (around $111K), the company's headquarter city of Winston-Salem, N.C. (about $64K), and Kings Mountain, N.C. ($37K) are the next top-paying cities. Across Hanesbrands, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of New York earn the most, taking home $125K per year.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $56K annually. Survey participants who have worked at Hanesbrands, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn approximately $58K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Hanesbrands, Inc. employees (35 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn around $84K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Paralegal Certificate Holders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $60K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications with credentials; these people earn $37K annually on average. It pays to have an Associate of Arts (AA) at Hanesbrands, Inc. — these employees make the most at approximately $93K per year.


Employees who count Design among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $127K annually. A common skill in Hanesbrands, Inc.'s work force is Adobe Illustrator; roughly one in seven of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Business Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

38 percent receive paid vacation, and only one in five respondents get sick leave. Nearly all workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). At Hanesbrands, Inc., a large number of survey participants have health insurance, and a large number of employees have dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, a company cell phone, a stock purchase plan, and gym membership.

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Key Stats for Hanesbrands, Inc.


58 %
42 %
$42,169 - $87,677
$39,331 - $109,712
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

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