Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $11.01 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (48 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $9.77 per hour on average.
Key Holders represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $12.04 per hour — though Merchandise Coordinators, Shipping & Receiving Supervisors, and Warehouse Associates also do fairly well at $12.02, around $10.62, and about $9.97, respectively. HomeGoods hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Sales Associates ($8.94 on average).
Residents of Scottsdale, Ariz. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $10.62 per hour; other top-paying cities include Jefferson, Ga. (approximately $9.99) and Coon Rapids, Minn. ($8.00). HomeGoods workers in Massachusetts earn the most — about $11.45 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
HomeGoods compensates Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc)-holders the most at around $16.49 per hour.
When it comes to skills, Sales seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $10.50 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the HomeGoods workforce; a majority of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers usually know Retail, Cash Handling, and Customer Relations as well.
Benefits and Perks
Only one-seventh of respondents receive paid vacation and sick leave. Just under one in three workers save for retirement through HomeGoods' 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for just over a half of workers, and close to one-half report receiving dental coverage as well.