Average Hourly Rate for Kmart Corporation Employees

Headquartered in Hoffman Estates, Ill., Kmart Corporation offers a range of employment opportunities in the retail, from Cashier to Sales Associate. Kmart Corporation workers report earning an average of $8.79 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $13.53. For the most part, employee paychecks at Kmart Corporation fluctuate depending on your city; how long you've been working and what you do at the company also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $16.00 per hour) can be spotted in Thief River Falls, Minn.; Riverside, Calif. ($10.00), Dayton, Ohio ($9.78), and Jefferson City, Mo. (approximately $8.88) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Pell City, Ala. at about $7.25. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Michigan, where they average to $9.56 per hour.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $8.69 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (48 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $8.38 per hour on average.


The highest average salaries go to Certified Pharmacy Technicians, who bring in close to about $10.65 per hour, though Pharmacy Technicians are not far behind at around $9.52 along with Customer Service Supervisors ($9.02) and Merchandisers (approximately $8.25). With salaries averaging $7.96, Cashiers are among the lowest paid at Kmart Corporation.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Immunization Pharmacists, who make $62.74 per hour. Employees who have a Bachelor of Business (BB) make the most here, hauling in approximately $11.70 per hour.


Employees who count Retail Pharmacy among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $11.15 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; the larger part of Kmart Corporation's people use it regularly. Cash Handling, Retail, and Customer Relations round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only 9 percent. Nearly two in five workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Close to a third of workers have health insurance, and benefits for just under one in three workers also include dental insurance. Kmart Corporation employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, flexible hours, life insurance, and company store discount.

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Key Stats for Kmart Corporation


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$7 - $11
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20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

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