Retail Department Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $16.79 per hour on average; Sales Specialists are next on the list, bringing in close to $15.28, followed by Delivery Drivers earning about $14.07 and Head Cashiers making approximately $12.29. Earning only $9.85 on average, Cashiers make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $16.00 per hour) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Baltimore, Md. (about $15.71), Chicago, Ill. (around $15.49), and Houston, Texas ($13.85) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $9.81) is Greensboro, N.C. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of New York; pay there average to $13.19 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $13.08 per hour. The largest fraction of Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. people (40 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $11.38 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Class B Commercial Driver License Holder certainly has its perks — salaries approach $15.16 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Regarding pay and education, Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing & Management the most — approximately $19.82.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Sales Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $16.53 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, the greater part of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Cash Handling, Sales, and Customer Relations.
Benefits and Perks
Only 30 percent at Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. enjoy paid vacation time, and just 23 percent can take sick leave. Most workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. The larger part of respondents can count on health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.