When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $17.26 per hour) can be spotted in Eau Claire, Wisc.; Plano, Ill. ($14.78), Batavia, Ill. (around $13.05), and Mchenry, Ill. (approximately $11.47) are the next top-paying cities. At $9.50, Chesterfield, Mich. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in Missouri, where pay average out at $14.40 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $12.64 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Menard's Incorporated folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $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 (about $11.55 and approximately $10.15, respectively). Near the bottom at Menard's Incorporated are Stockers, pulling in an average of just $8.59.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Licensed Lawyer certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $17.12 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. At Menard's Incorporated, employees who hold an Associate's Degree receive the highest pay at $11.58.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Sales; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $12.21 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among Menard's Incorporated workers, with roughly one-half of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Three more common skills are Retail, Customer Relations, and Cash Handling.
Benefits and Perks
For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Menard's Incorporated provides an optional 401(k) plan, and roughly two in five workers participate. For close to one-half of workers, benefits include health insurance, and two in five workers get dental coverage, too. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, profit sharing program, and stock options.