When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $19.72 per hour) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Honolulu, Hawaii ($18.49), Morristown, Tenn. ($12.00), and Anchorage, Alaska (around $9.61) are the next top-paying cities. Flower Mound, Texas ranks low on the pay scale — at $8.03, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Illinois offers the highest pay at about $15.25 per hour.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $12.93 per hour. The largest slice of the Office Max, Inc. workforce (61 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $9.84 per hour.
The highest paychecks go to Customer Service Representatives, who earn an average about $15.25 per hour, closely trailed by Operations Supervisors ($12.20), Operations Managers (around $12.00), and Sales Specialists (approximately $10.17). With salaries averaging $7.81, Cashiers are among the lowest paid at Office Max, Inc.
Certifications and Degrees
Microsoft Office Specialists receive bigger paychecks (approximately $12.36 per hour) than those without credentials. Employees who have an Associate's Degree make the most here, hauling in $12.93 per hour.
Employees who count Customer Relations among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $11.79 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Office Max, Inc. workforce; the larger part of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Technical Sales, Retail, and Cash Handling.
Benefits and Perks
Office Max, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and around half of workers use this option to save for their retirement. The larger part of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for the larger part of survey participants also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance and a company cell phone.