When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $17.26 per hour) can be spotted in Eau Claire, Wisc.; Plano, Ill. (around $14.78), Batavia, Ill. ($13.05), and Mchenry, Ill. ($11.47) are the next top-paying cities. Chesterfield, Mich. ranks low on the pay scale — at about $9.50, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Missouri offers the highest pay at $14.40 per hour.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Menard's Incorporated for between five and 10 years earn around $12.64 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (51 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $10.11 per hour.
Retail Store Assistant Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $12.39 per hour; Construction Estimators come in second with average earnings amounting to $12.00, while Forklift Operators and Retail Sales Associates rank near the top as well ($11.55 and approximately $10.15, respectively). Stockers at Menard's Incorporated do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($8.59 on average) at the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Lawyers receive bigger paychecks (approximately $17.12 per hour) than those without credentials. Menard's Incorporated workers who hold an Associate's Degree are also well compensated, earning $11.58 on average.
In this position, it pays to have Sales in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $12.21 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; nearly one-half consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Retail, Customer Relations, and Cash Handling.
Benefits and Perks
Nearly two in five workers participate in a 401(k) program. Menard's Incorporated provides health insurance to approximately half of workers, and nearly two in five workers do receive dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, profit sharing program, and stock options.