Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $30K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (46 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $28K per year on average.
Lids workers in Illinois earn the most — around $47K annually on average.
The highest paychecks go to Retail District Managers, who earn an average $45K per year, closely trailed by Retail Store Managers (approximately $27K) annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Microsoft Certified Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $34K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Training Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $49K annually. Leadership is a popular skill in the Lids workforce; more than a third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Sales Management, Inventory Management, and Customer Service round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of respondents contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Lids provides health insurance to the larger part of employees, and a majority of employees do receive dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, flexible hours, gym membership, tuition reimbursement, and a stock purchase plan.