Nearing the top of the pay scale are Business Intelligence Analysts, Senior Administrative Assistants, Retail Sales Managers, and Warehouse Associates; while the first receives the highest median pay at $52.38 per hour, the other salaries come in at about $27.55, around $18.22, and $15.68, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) are Sales Associates — the median salary for this role approaches $10.65.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $40.00 per hour) can be spotted in Bellevue, Wash.; Seattle, Wash. (around $37.68), Kent, Wash. ($25.00), and Tacoma, Wash. ($17.44) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Bedford, Pa.; in fact, at about $14.25 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Washington, where they average to $24.61 per hour.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) for between five and 10 years earn approximately $18.08 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (49 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $13.22 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA), Information Technology Management-holders the most at around $52.38 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Office Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $26.75 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) is Customer Service, with close to one-half considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Retail, Merchandising, and Scheduling.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (22 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) sponsors a 401(k) program, and the larger part of workers use this option to save for their retirement. A fair number of employees receive health insurance, and a fair number of workers get dental coverage. Privileges also include a casual working environment and 401(a).