Bringing in the most money are Certified Pharmacy Technicians — their earnings average $11.61 per hour. Pharmacy Technicians are a close second at approximately $9.46 along with Merchandisers ($8.73) and Sales Associates (about $8.54). Cashiers make an average around $8.01, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $8.66 per hour. The largest fraction of Kmart Corporation people (56 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $8.52 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $10.72 per hour) can be spotted in Riverside, Calif.; Miami, Fla. (around $10.00), Long Beach, Calif. ($9.75), and New York, N.Y. ($9.25) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in St. Louis, Mo.; in fact, at approximately $8.20 it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is $9.72 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach approximately $57.37 per hour for Registered Pharmacists; non-accredited workers make much less. The highest-paying degree here is a GED or High School Diploma; Kmart Corporation awards around $11.38 to these degree-holders.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Retail Pharmacy; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $11.19 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, a majority of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Cash Handling, Retail, and Customer Relations.
Benefits and Perks
One-third of workers report contributing to a 401(k). Slightly less than a third of workers have health insurance, and benefits for one-fourth of workers also include dental insurance. Privileges also include company store discount, a casual working environment, flexible hours, 401(a), and none (contract-based).