Years of Experience
The greater proportion of employees (84 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $8.87 per hour.
Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New Jersey, where they average to approximately $14.13 per hour.
Retail Store Assistant Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $14.48 per hour; Assistant Store Managers and Sales Associates also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $13.92 and about $8.17, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Hollister Co. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in $14.91 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be People Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $14.19 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; a fair number of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Three more common skills are Retail, Customer Relations, and Cash Handling.
Benefits and Perks
A fair number of workers report contributing to a 401(k). A little over a half of workers report having health insurance, and the larger part of respondents report having dental coverage. Perks also include a casual working environment.