When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $21.50 per hour) can be spotted in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Columbus, Ga. (approximately $19.00), New York, N.Y. ($17.72), and Houston, Texas (around $12.00) are the next top-paying cities. Arlington, Texas ranks low on the pay scale — at $9.66, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Old Navy employees make the most in Georgia, earning $14.50 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $15.37 per hour. The largest slice of the Old Navy workforce (58 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $10.16 per hour.
The highest average salaries go to Retail Department Managers, who bring in close to $16.58 per hour, though Operations Managers are not far behind at around $16.45 along with Business Operations Managers ($15.03) and Product Marketing Specialists (about $14.17). Retail Sales Associates make an average $9.50, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Customer Service Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach $10.00 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Old Navy workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Real Estate are also well compensated, earning around $20.00 on average.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Sales Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $16.07 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; the larger part of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other skills in demand are Retail, Cash Handling, and Merchandising.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, just over two-fifths of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for about one-half of workers, and for more than two-fifths of workers, dental coverage is too. Old Navy folks also make good use of a casual working environment, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, and company store discount.