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Average Hourly Rate for Office Depot, Inc. Employees

Based in Delray Beach, Florida, retail industry player Office Depot, Inc. offers many employment opportunities, including Customer Service Specialist and Retail Department Manager positions. Office Depot, Inc. workers can expect to make an average of $11.13 per hour, with overtime compensation amounting to $20.38. The most important factor affecting pay for Office Depot, Inc. employees is geography, though how long you've been working and your job title play a role as well. Responses to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

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Office Depot, Inc. typically pays:
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Employer: Office Depot, Inc.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Customer Service Specialist (10)
$7.08 - $14.90  
[-]Customer Service Specialist (10)
Hourly Rate$7.08 - $14.90  
[+]Sales Associate (9)
$7.38 - $13.70  
[+]Sales Associate (9)
Hourly Rate$7.38 - $13.70  
[+]Department Manager, Retail Store (8)
$10.22 - $18.21  
[+]Department Manager, Retail Store (8)
Hourly Rate$10.22 - $18.21  
[+]Copy Center Specialist (6)
$6.76 - $14.19  
[+]Copy Center Specialist (6)
Hourly Rate$6.76 - $14.19  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 174
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Office Depot, Inc. Details


Delray Beach, Florida 33445

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Retail, Sporting Goods Stores and Bicycle Shops, Bookstore, Stationery Stores, Jewelry Stores, Hobby, Toy, and Game Stores, Camera and Photographic Supplies Stores, Gift, Novelty, and Souvenir Stores, Luggage and Leather Goods Stores, Sewing, Needlework, and Piece Goods Stores

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Median pay is highest in Boca Raton ($25.50 per hour), followed by Fort Worth (approximately $13.16), Houston (about $11.25), and Austin ($9.30). Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of San Antonio — at $8.35, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Office Depot, Inc. employees make the most in Georgia, earning around $14.20 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

For those with at least five years experience, pay generally amounts to $12.52. Broken down by tenure, the largest number of Office Depot, Inc. employees (55 percent) have one to four years of experience and typically earn $8.66 per hour.


Retail Department Managers earn the highest median pay at $14.16, followed by Logistics Specialists (approximately $10.63), Senior Sales Associates (about $9.52), and Sales Associates (around $8.32). Among the lower-paid positions at Office Depot, Inc. are Sales Consultants — typical salaries for this role approach $8.08.

Certifications and Degrees

OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $12.75. Salaries typically rise to $12.63 per hour for accredited Business Certificate Holders. Regarding pay and education, Office Depot, Inc. pays those with an Associate's Degree the most — about $13.38.


The highest paying skill to have in this role seems to be Microsoft Word; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $14.20. A relatively widespread skill at Office Depot, Inc. is Customer Service; a majority of employees use it for work. Many workers are also familiar with Sales, Retail, and Customer Relations.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, Office Depot, Inc. has room for improvement — only 29 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. Office Depot, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and a solid majority of workers use this option to save for their retirement. A majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for nearly one-half also include dental insurance. Office Depot, Inc. folks also make good use of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and stock options.

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Typical Benefits
Vacation Weeks
1.7 Weeks
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Popular Perks
401(k), Paid Holidays / Vacation, Paid Sick Leave
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33 %

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67 %

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$8 - $15

Years of Experience

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

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