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Average Salary for Lids Employees

The median income for Lids employees is $27K annually. Lids paychecks are largely negotiated based on how long you've been working, though your role at the company is also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Lids typically pays:
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Employer: Lids
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
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[-]Retail Store Manager (12)
$22,305 - $48,936  
[-]Retail Store Manager (12)
Salary$22,139 - $49,316  
Bonus$399.15 - $8,494  
Total Pay$22,305 - $48,936  
[+]Retail Store Assistant Manager (5)
$15,104 - $29,922  
[+]Retail Store Assistant Manager (5)
Total Pay$15,104 - $29,922  
[+]Sales Associate (4)
$15,093 - $34,259  
[+]Sales Associate (4)
Total Pay$15,093 - $34,259  
[+]District Manager, Retail (2)
$34,103 - $87,359  
[+]District Manager, Retail (2)
Salary$35,553 - $92,205  
Total Pay$34,103 - $87,359  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $34K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (42 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $28K annually on average.


Within the firm, employees working in Illinois take home the most — approximately $47K per year on average.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Retail District Managers and Retail Store Managers; the former receives the highest median pay at $45K annually while about $27K per year is the norm for the latter.

Certifications and Degrees

Microsoft Certified Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $34K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Lids pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — $36K.


Employees who count Training Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $49K per year. A common skill in Lids' work force is Customer Service; close to a third of survey participants report using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Sales, Sales Management, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

The larger part of workers save for retirement through Lids' 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the larger part of respondents, and a majority of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Lids folks also make good use of a casual working environment, flexible hours, gym membership, tuition reimbursement, and a stock purchase plan.

Key Stats for Lids


36 %
64 %
$24,576 - $38,660
$22,702 - $37,529
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
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