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Average Hourly Rate for Menard's Incorporated Employees

Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $13.58), people who work for Menard's Incorporated earn a median wage of $10.84 per hour. For the most part, employee paychecks at Menard's Incorporated fluctuate depending on where you live; your job title and your experience level also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Employer: Menard's Incorporated
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Sales Associate (8)
$7.45 - $13.57  
[-]Sales Associate (8)
Hourly Rate$7.45 - $13.57  
[+]Retail Sales Associate (6)
$8.15 - $15.68  
[+]Retail Sales Associate (6)
Hourly Rate$8.15 - $15.68  
[+]Cashier (5)
$7.95 - $12.35  
[+]Cashier (5)
Hourly Rate$7.95 - $12.35  
[+]Forklift Operator (4)
$9.33 - $16.22  
[+]Forklift Operator (4)
Hourly Rate$9.33 - $16.22  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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About This Company

Menard, Menards

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $15.63 per hour) can be spotted in Eau Claire; Milwaukee (approximately $14.55), Minneapolis ($13.90), and Mchenry (about $11.47) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Oakdale — at $9.66, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Menard's Incorporated employees make the most in Wisconsin, earning $13.30 per hour on average.


Typically, Forklift Operators are the best paid with salaries hovering at $12.30; Retail Store Assistant Managers, Retail Sales Associates, and Head Cashiers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $12.15, about $10.15, and $9.93, respectively. Menard's Incorporated hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Stockers ($8.31).

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to approximately $12.48. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Menard's Incorporated employees (53 percent) have one to four years of experience and typically earn $10.01 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Lawyers, who make around $17.12. OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at about $11.42 per hour. Menard's Incorporated workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree, Business Management are also well compensated, earning $13.68 on average.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Operations Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $12.17. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; close to one-half of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to know Customer Relations, Retail, and Merchandising.

Benefits and Perks

More than half of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Menard's Incorporated provides health insurance to close to one-half, and more than a third of workers do receive dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, stock options, profit sharing program, flexible hours, and company car / automobile.

Key Stats for Menard's Incorporated


47 %
53 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $11
Hourly Rate
$9 - $15
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

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