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Average Hourly Rate for Office Max, Inc. Employees

Office Max, Inc. is a retail firm headquartered in Naperville, Ill. that hires for Sales Associate positions, Sales Consultant roles, and more. Office Max, Inc. workers report earning an average of $10.20 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $18.31. Though your role at the company and how long you've been working are influential salary factors for those at Office Max, Inc., geography turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Office Max, Inc. typically pays:
above market

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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 ($18.49 per hour) can be spotted in Honolulu, Hawaii; Morristown, Tenn. ($12.00), Anchorage, Alaska (about $9.50), and Flower Mound, Texas ($8.03) are the next top-paying cities. Within the firm, employees working in Hawaii take home the most — approximately $18.49 per hour on average.


Bringing in the most money are Customer Service Representatives — their earnings average around $15.25 per hour. Operations Supervisors are a close second at about $12.20 along with Operations Managers (around $12.00) and Sales Specialists (approximately $11.38). With salaries averaging $7.81, Cashiers are among the lowest paid at Office Max, Inc.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $12.75 per hour. The largest slice of the Office Max, Inc. workforce (63 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $9.80 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to approximately $12.36 per hour for Microsoft Office Specialists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers.


Employees who count Logistics among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $12.00 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, the greater part of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other top skills include Customer Relations, Technical Sales, and Retail.

Benefits and Perks

Close to one-half participate in a 401(k) program. At Office Max, Inc., the larger part of survey participants have health insurance, and the larger part of workers have dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance.

Key Stats for Office Max, Inc.


38 %
63 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $13
Hourly Rate
$8 - $13
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 21 votes.
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