When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($21.09 per hour) can be spotted in Calabasas, Calif.; Dillon, S.C. (approximately $15.48), Bellingham, Wash. (around $10.63), and Jonesboro, Ark. ($8.65) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Harbor Freight Tools employees make the most in Texas, earning about $20.73 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $13.55 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Harbor Freight Tools employees (55 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $9.49 per hour on average.
Retail Store Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $13.50 per hour; Warehouse Supervisors, Cashiers, and Pricing Coordinators also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $11.02, about $9.45, and $9.25, respectively. Near the bottom at Harbor Freight Tools are Lead Cashiers, pulling in an average of just $8.90.
Certifications and Degrees
Forklift Licenses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $15.13 per hour. Employees who have an Associate's Degree make the most here, hauling in $9.83 per hour.
When it comes to skills, Operations Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $19.57 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; about one-half consider it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Inventory Management, Cash Handling, and Retail.
Benefits and Perks
Only 18 percent at Harbor Freight Tools enjoy paid vacation time, and just 35 percent can take sick leave. Nearly one-half of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. The larger part of employees have health insurance, and benefits for a majority of workers also include dental insurance. Harbor Freight Tools employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and extra/liberal paid time off (pto).