When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($67K annually) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; the company's headquarter city of Oklahoma City, Okla. ($58K), Boonville, Mo. ($31K), and Sweetwater, Texas (about $30K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores. pays its Oklahoma employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $51K per year.
General Store Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $58K annually on average; Retail General Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $51K, followed by Marketing Managers earning approximately $40K and Restaurant Managers making $38K. Near the bottom at Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores. are Assistant Fast Food Managers, pulling in an average of just around $27K.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $47K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $36K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach approximately $35K per year for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers; non-accredited workers make much less. On average, salaries rise to $32K annually for accredited Certified Food Protection Professionals. Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores. compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at about $48K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Microsoft Excel; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $42K annually. Operations Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; around half of employees surveyed report using it at work. Customer Service, Inventory Management, and People Management round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Only a third of survey participants receive paid vacation and sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and a strong majority of respondents use it to save for retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of survey participants, and a strong majority of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores. also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, free drinks, relocation expenses, and stock options.