The highest paychecks go to Retail Department Managers, who earn an average approximately $17.94 per hour, closely trailed by Sales Specialists ($16.48), Delivery Drivers ($14.13), and Head Cashiers ($13.52). Cashiers at Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $11.15 on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $13.68 per hour. The largest slice of the Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. workforce (47 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $12.11 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $15.99 per hour) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Louisville, Ky. ($14.86), Indianapolis, Ind. (around $14.41), and Dallas, Texas ($14.20) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Tampa, Fla. — at about $13.18, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of $13.56 per hour) in New York.
Certifications and Degrees
Power Equipment Certificates earn about $17.75 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) make the most here, hauling in around $20.27 per hour.
Employees who count Sales Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $17.31 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; the larger part deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to know Customer Relations, Cash Handling, and Sales.
Benefits and Perks
Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. lets only 23 percent take paid vacation and only one in six workers take sick leave. A majority of employees take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. sponsors. The larger part of employees report having health insurance, and a majority of workers report having dental coverage. Other privileges include a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, life insurance, and stock options.