The highest paychecks go to General Store Managers, who earn an average $58K per year, closely trailed by Retail General Managers (around $51K), Marketing Managers ($40K), and Restaurant Managers (approximately $38K). Near the bottom at Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores. are Assistant Fast Food Managers, pulling in an average of just $27K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $58K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Oklahoma City, Okla.; Houston, Texas ($57K), Boonville, Mo. ($31K), and Sweetwater, Texas (around $30K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Oklahoma, where the average Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores. employee makes about $58K per year.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $50K annually. The largest fraction of Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores. people (51 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $36K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified ServSafe Food Handler certainly has its perks — salaries approach $36K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Food Protection Professionals with credentials; these people earn $32K per year on average. Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in approximately $48K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Sales Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $45K per year. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; about one-half of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers are also familiar with Operations Management, Inventory Management, and People Management.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (30 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. A solid majority of survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. For a large number of employees, benefits include health insurance, and a fair number of workers get dental coverage, too. Privileges also include life insurance, free drinks, relocation expenses, and stock options.