Average Salary for Lids Employees

The average employee at Lids takes home $31K annually. How long you've been working plays the largest role in compensation at Lids, but what you do at the company affects income (to a lesser degree) as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Lids typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Lids
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Retail Store Manager (9)
$21,383 - $57,024  
[-]Retail Store Manager (9)
Salary$22,594 - $53,778  
Bonus$380.49 - $9,206  
Total Pay$21,383 - $57,024  
[+]Retail Store Assistant Manager (4)
$15,243 - $30,601  
[+]Retail Store Assistant Manager (4)
Total Pay$15,243 - $30,601  
[+]Human Resources (HR) Generalist (2)
$27,951 - $52,920  
[+]Human Resources (HR) Generalist (2)
Salary$29,104 - $52,986  
Total Pay$27,951 - $52,920  
[+]Assistant Store Manager (2)
$14,611 - $29,708  
[+]Assistant Store Manager (2)
Total Pay$14,611 - $29,708  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $35K. The largest fraction of Lids people (42 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $32K per year.


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


The highest paychecks go to Human Resources Generalists, who earn $38K, closely trailed by Retail Store Managers (around $34K).

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to about $34K for Microsoft Certified Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in $36K per year.


Employees who count Recruiting among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $45K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; about a fourth consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are People Management, Operations Management, and Inventory Management.

Benefits and Perks

Most workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). A majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for more than half of workers also include dental insurance. Some other perks are life insurance, a casual working environment, gym membership, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Lids


36 %
64 %
$32,418 - $38,660
$22,504 - $37,974
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 7 votes.

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