Average Salary for Lids Employees

Lids pays its employees $34K annually on average. Though how long you've been working and where you live do impact pay, your role at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at Lids. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Lids Median Salary by Job


Retail Store Manager
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District Manager, Retail
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Compliance Manager, IT Security Products
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Retail Manager
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  • Updated: 16 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 44
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Bringing in the most money are Compliance Managers of IT Security Products — their earnings average $70K per year. Retail District Managers are a close second at approximately $52K along with Buyers (about $48K) and Merchandisers ($38K). Retail Managers make an average around $29K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $37K annually. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $32K per year.


By state, Lids employees make the most in Indiana, earning about $48K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Payment Card Industrys, who make around $71K per year. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate of Applied Technology (AAT); Lids awards $70K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be People Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $33K annually. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Lids workforce; nearly two in five of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other top skills include Inventory Management, Sales Management, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of respondents save for retirement through Lids' 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a solid majority of survey participants, and a strong majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are a casual working environment, a company cell phone, gym membership, life insurance, and company car / automobile.

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Key Stats for Lids


48 %
52 %
$25,000 - $50,500
$27,502 - $49,930

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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