What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Average Hourly Rate for Lee Enterprises Inc Employees

Lee Enterprises Inc workers report earning an average of $13.76 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $20.49. Though your experience level does impact pay, geography is the primary influence on employee salary at Lee Enterprises Inc. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Read More

How This Employer Pays

Lee Enterprises Inc typically pays:
6%
above market

We couldn't find any similar companies in our data. Do you work at a similar company?

Employer: Lee Enterprises Inc
Hourly Rate Range by Job

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

About This Company

201 N. HARRISON STREET, STE. 600
Davenport, Iowa 52801

1890

Newspaper, Media


Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $14.00 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (36 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $12.00 per hour on average.

Locations

Residents of Detroit, Mich. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $22.50 per hour; other top-paying cities include Sioux City, Iowa ($13.45) and Flagstaff, Ariz. ($11.75). Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of $22.50 per hour) in Michigan.

Jobs

The highest average salaries go to Reporters who bring in close to $12.98 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Lee Enterprises Inc — these employees make the most at about $14.48 per hour.

Skills

Employees who count Copywriting among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $19.50 per hour. Adobe Photoshop is a popular skill among Lee Enterprises Inc workers, with one-fourth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Adobe InDesign, Social Media Marketing, and Video Editing.

Benefits and Perks

Lee Enterprises Inc lets only 36 percent take paid vacation and only a quarter of employees take sick leave. Most survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most workers, and a strong majority of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.

Key Stats for Lee Enterprises Inc

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %
Hourly Rate
$12 - $15
Hourly Rate
$15
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
United States (change)

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon

ADVERTISEMENT

Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.