When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $17.49 per hour) can be spotted in Elgin, Ill.; Eau Claire, Wisc. ($16.27), Cottage Grove, Minn. ($13.52), and St. Cloud, Minn. (about $11.50) are the next top-paying cities. At $9.34, Chesterfield, Mich. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Ohio; pay there average to approximately $13.98 per hour.
Human Resources Coordinators earn the highest median pay at about $12.76 per hour, followed by Assistant Department Managers (approximately $12.67), Retail Sales Associates ($11.51), and Head Cashiers ($10.80). Menard's Incorporated hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Stockers (around $8.33 on average).
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Menard's Incorporated for between five and 10 years earn $12.23 per hour on average. The largest fraction of Menard's Incorporated people (56 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $11.57 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to approximately $12.93 per hour for Forklift Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Employees who have a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) make the most here, hauling in $16.74 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be People Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $13.10 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Menard's Incorporated is Customer Service; nearly one-half of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Retail.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and close to two-fifths of workers use it to save for retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for just over two-fifths of workers, and for more than two-fifths of workers, dental coverage is too. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment and profit sharing program.