When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $20.00 per hour) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; New York, N.Y. (around $17.72), Houston, Texas ($12.00), and Chattanooga, Tenn. ($10.65) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($9.00) in Arlington, Texas, one of the lowest-paid cities. Across Old Navy's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Georgia earn the most, taking home about $12.33 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $12.47 per hour. The largest slice of the Old Navy workforce (60 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $10.07 per hour.
Earning approximately $16.45 per hour on average, Operations Managers receive the most money, followed by Retail Department Managers ($16.18), Business Operations Managers (around $15.04), and Pricing Specialists ($9.99). Financial compensation for Retail Sales Associates is rather low — on average only about $9.11 — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Customer Service Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $10.00 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Old Navy provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Real Estate — these employees rake in $20.00 per hour.
Employees who count Sales Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $15.53 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; a majority of Old Navy's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Cash Handling, Retail, and Merchandising.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Old Navy can sometimes lack paid time off; one-seventh of employees get paid vacation days, and 7 percent receive paid sick leave. Close to one-half contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for nearly one-half, and more than two-fifths of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and a stock purchase plan.