Creative Directors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $160K annually — though Senior Systems Analysts, Senior Business Analysts, and Senior Paralegals also do fairly well at $87K, about $81K, and $60K, respectively. Product Development Engineers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of around $54K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $127K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Minneapolis, Minn. (around $110K), the company's headquarter city of Winston-Salem, N.C. (approximately $65K), and Charlotte, N.C. (about $52K) are the next top-paying cities. Kings Mountain, N.C. is near the bottom for pay at $37K. By state, New York offers the highest pay at $127K annually.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $50K per year. Survey participants who have worked at Hanesbrands, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn about $67K annually on average. The largest fraction of Hanesbrands, Inc. people (39 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $70K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Paralegal Certificate Holder certainly has its perks — salaries approach $60K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $37K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Hanesbrands, Inc. — these employees make the most at $67K annually.
When it comes to skills, Design seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $130K per year. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; a little less than a fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Key skills also include Microsoft Office, Business Analysis, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
42 percent have paid vacation, and only about a fifth of employees can take paid time off for illness. Almost all employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Most employees have health insurance, and benefits for a strong majority of employees also include dental insurance. A few more workplace perks are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and gym membership.