When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $17.02 per hour) can be spotted in Eau Claire, Wisc.; Plano, Ill. (around $14.78), Minneapolis, Minn. ($13.90), and Mchenry, Ill. ($11.47) are the next top-paying cities. At about $9.85, Oakdale, Minn. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Wisconsin, where they average to $12.29 per hour.
Assistant General Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $14.00 per hour; Retail Store Assistant Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to $12.01, while Forklift Operators and Retail Sales Associates rank near the top as well (approximately $11.55 and around $10.15, respectively). With salaries averaging $8.59, Stockers are among the lowest paid at Menard's Incorporated.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $13.00 per hour. The largest slice of the Menard's Incorporated workforce (48 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $10.17 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Lawyers, who make about $17.12 per hour. Menard's Incorporated compensates Associate's Degree-holders the most at $11.58 per hour.
When it comes to skills, Operations Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $12.03 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, roughly one-half of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Customer Relations, Retail, and Merchandising round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Perks cover health insurance for one-half and dental coverage for approximately two in five workers. Other privileges include a casual working environment, profit sharing program, stock options, a defined benefit retirement plan, and company car / automobile.