Average Hourly Rate for Office Max, Inc. Employees

Headquartered in Naperville, Ill., Office Max, Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the retail, from Sales Associate to Sales Consultant. Office Max, Inc. workers report earning an average of $9.87 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $18.00. Office Max, Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on your city, though your experience level and your job title are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

Naperville, Illinois 60563


Retail, Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers, Office supplies

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $18.49 per hour) can be spotted in Honolulu, Hawaii; Morristown, Tenn. ($12.00), Anchorage, Alaska ($9.50), and Flower Mound, Texas (approximately $8.03) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Hawaii offers the highest pay at $18.49 per hour.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $12.07 per hour. The largest fraction of Office Max, Inc. people (64 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $9.49 per hour on average.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Customer Service Representatives, Operations Supervisors, Operations Managers, and Sales Specialists; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $12.66 per hour, the other salaries come in at around $12.00, $12.00, and $11.38, respectively. Cashiers make an average approximately $7.81, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Technical Sales; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $11.13 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Office Max, Inc. is Customer Service, with the greater part considering it a key competency. Customer Relations, Retail, and Cash Handling were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

The larger part of employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. A majority of employees report having health insurance, and more than half of workers report having dental coverage. Office Max, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as life insurance.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

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