When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $24.80 per hour) can be spotted in College Park, Md.; Atlanta, Ga. ($19.51), San Diego, Calif. ($16.04), and Tempe, Ariz. (around $16.00) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Conshohocken, Pa.; in fact, at about $9.58 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Maryland take home the most — $21.49 per hour on average.
Earning $22.49 per hour on average, Warehouse Team Leaders receive the most money, followed by Visual Merchandisers (approximately $17.51), Warehouse Workers ($13.93), and Loss Prevention Agents ($13.27). On the lower end are Cashiers at about $10.00 on average.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $13.94 per hour. The largest fraction of IKEA people (44 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $14.69 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $21.00 per hour for OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. The best paid folks at IKEA have an Associate's Degree, earning $16.04 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Team Leadership in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $20.39 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at IKEA is Customer Service; nearly two in five of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Retail, Sales, and Design.
Benefits and Perks
IKEA lets only a third of respondents take paid vacation and only 45 percent take sick leave. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At IKEA, a solid majority of respondents have health insurance, and a solid majority of workers have dental coverage. Perks also include flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.