Average Hourly Rate for Office Depot, Inc. Employees

Delray Beach, Fla.-based Office Depot, Inc. hires for positions ranging from Customer Service Specialist to Retail Department Manager in the retail sector. Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $20.38), people who work for Office Depot, Inc. earn a median wage of $11.13 per hour. Office Depot, Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on your city, though your experience level and what you do at the company are also considered. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Office Depot, Inc. typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
at market
Employer: Office Depot, Inc.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Customer Service Specialist (10)
$7.08 - $14.90  
[-]Customer Service Specialist (10)
Hourly Rate$7.08 - $14.90  
[+]Sales Associate (10)
$7.72 - $11.92  
[+]Sales Associate (10)
Hourly Rate$7.72 - $11.92  
[+]Department Manager, Retail Store (9)
$9.94 - $17.91  
[+]Department Manager, Retail Store (9)
Hourly Rate$9.94 - $17.91  
[+]Senior Sales Associate (6)
$7.35 - $14.90  
[+]Senior Sales Associate (6)
Hourly Rate$7.35 - $14.90  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 184
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About This Company

Delray Beach, Florida 33445


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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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $25.50 per hour) can be spotted in Boca Raton; Fort Worth (about $13.16), Houston ($11.25), and Austin (around $9.30) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in San Antonio; in fact, at $8.35 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Georgia, where they average to $14.20 per hour.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $12.52. The greater proportion of employees (55 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home $8.66 per hour.


Retail Department Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $14.16; Logistics Specialists are next on the list, bringing in close to about $10.63, followed by Senior Sales Associates earning $9.52 and Sales Associates making around $8.32. On the lower end are Sales Consultants at $8.08.

Certifications and Degrees

OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications receive bigger paychecks ($12.75) than those without credentials. Salaries typically rise to about $12.63 per hour for accredited Business Certificate Holders. Employees who have an Associate's Degree make the most here, hauling in around $13.38 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Microsoft Word; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $14.20. A relatively widespread skill at Office Depot, Inc. is Customer Service; more than half of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Sales, Retail, and Customer Relations.

Benefits and Perks

The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 29 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Office Depot, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a strong majority of workers participate. More than half of workers receive health insurance, and half get dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and stock options.

Key Stats for Office Depot, Inc.


33 %
67 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $14
Hourly Rate
$8 - $15
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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

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