Average Hourly Rate for Kmart Corporation Employees

The wealth of employment options within the consumer-driven retail is apparent at Kmart Corporation, where job openings run from Cashier to Pharmacy Technician at this Hoffman Estates, Ill.-based company. Employees of Kmart Corporation bring in an average of $8.82 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $12.63. Your city plays the largest role in compensation at Kmart Corporation, but your job title and your experience level affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Hoffman Estates, Illinois 



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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $12.13 per hour) can be spotted in Rome, Ga.; Dayton, Ohio ($10.63), Syracuse, N.Y. (about $8.62), and Las Vegas, Nev. ($8.49) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $7.42) is El Paso, Texas. Within the firm, employees working in Ohio take home the most — $9.38 per hour on average.


Certified Pharmacy Technicians rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $10.70 per hour; Pharmacy Technicians come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $10.07, while Merchandisers and Retail Merchandisers rank near the top as well ($8.16 and $7.99, respectively). With salaries averaging around $7.42, Sales Associates are among the lowest paid at Kmart Corporation.

Years of Experience

Average pay is $8.99 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Kmart Corporation employees (49 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $8.39 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $56.00 per hour for Certified Immunization Pharmacists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Regarding pay and education, Kmart Corporation pays those with a medical degree the most — approximately $53.00.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Retail Pharmacy; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $10.89 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among Kmart Corporation workers, with a majority of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Sales.

Benefits and Perks

The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 23 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. More than two-fifths of workers participate in a 401(k) program. For slightly less than a third of workers, benefits include health insurance, and just under a third of workers get dental coverage, too. A few more workplace perks are flexible hours, a casual working environment, life insurance, and company store discount.

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Key Stats for Kmart Corporation


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45 %
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$7 - $10
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$7 - $11
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5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

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