Average Salary for Hanesbrands, Inc. Employees

Operating out of Winston-Salem, N.C., clothing company Hanesbrands, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Product Development Engineer to Senior Business Analyst. The median salary at Hanesbrands, Inc. is $63K per year. The most important factor affecting pay for Hanesbrands, Inc. employees is your role at the company, though where you live and your experience level play a role as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27105



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Creative Directors earn the highest median pay at about $160K annually, followed by Technical Design Managers ($97K), Senior Systems Analysts ($87K), and Senior Business Analysts (approximately $81K). On the lower end are Product Development Engineers at around $54K on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($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. ($66K), and Charlotte, N.C. ($52K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Kings Mountain, N.C. — at about $37K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in New York, where the average salary is approximately $127K annually.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $54K per year. Survey participants who have worked at Hanesbrands, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn $67K annually on average. The largest fraction of Hanesbrands, Inc. people (41 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn about $78K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Paralegal Certificate Holders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $60K annually. OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $37K per year. At Hanesbrands, Inc., employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at approximately $83K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Design; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $130K annually. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, between a fifth and a fourth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Business Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about two in five employees receiving paid vacation and just under a fifth of workers receiving sick leave. The vast majority of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most employees, and for a large number of workers, dental coverage is too. Hanesbrands, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Hanesbrands, Inc.


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$40,547 - $93,650
$37,158 - $94,976

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

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