San Antonio, Texas ranks low on the pay scale — at around $8.24, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in North Carolina take home the most — $11.00 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $12.52 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (61 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $8.83 per hour.
Assistant Store Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $17.11 per hour; Retail Department Managers, Senior Sales Associates, and Logistics Specialists also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $13.96, $9.85, and approximately $9.29, respectively. With salaries averaging around $8.00, Customer Service Specialists are among the lowest paid at Office Depot, Inc.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $15.00 per hour for OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. It pays to have an Associate's Degree at Office Depot, Inc. — these employees make the most at about $12.93 per hour.
Employees who count Operations Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $15.48 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Office Depot, Inc. is Customer Service, with a majority considering it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Retail, Customer Relations, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Only 18 percent receive paid vacation and sick leave. Office Depot, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and most employees use this option to save for their retirement. The larger part of survey participants can count on health insurance, and approximately one-half have dental coverage as a benefit. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, gym membership, and a stock purchase plan.