Average Hourly Rate for Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) Employees

The average pay for Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) employees is $12.68 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $27.96. What you do at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) workers, followed by where you live and how long you've been working. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI)
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Customer Service Specialist (2)
$7.77 - $15.51  
[-]Customer Service Specialist (2)
Hourly Rate$7.77 - $15.51  
[+]Sr. Administrative Assistant (2)
$17.49 - $29.43  
[+]Sr. Administrative Assistant (2)
Hourly Rate$17.49 - $29.43  
[+]Retail Sales Specialist (2)
$7.93 - $15.49  
[+]Retail Sales Specialist (2)
Hourly Rate$7.93 - $15.49  
[+]Sales Specialist (2)
$8.53 - $18.53  
[+]Sales Specialist (2)
Hourly Rate$8.53 - $18.53  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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Senior Administrative Assistants earn the highest median pay at $22.83, followed by Retail Sales Team Leaders ($12.10), Sales Specialists (approximately $11.88), and Customer Service Specialists (about $11.65).


Median pay is highest in Kent ($21.69 per hour), followed by Minneapolis (around $19.25), Sumner ($17.65), and Chicago ($12.25). Across its U.S. offices, the state of Minnesota pays Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) the most — around $19.25 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically approximately $11.56. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home about $13.07 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA); Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) awards $19.11 to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Office Administration; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $19.00. A garden variety skill at Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) is Customer Service; a majority of Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI)'s people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are Customer Relations, Microsoft Word, and Team Leadership.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only a third of workers. The greater part of workers save for retirement through Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI)'s 401(k) plan. For nearly all workers, benefits include health insurance, and almost all employees get dental coverage, too. Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, flexible hours, gym membership, and relocation expenses.

Key Stats for Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI)


69 %
31 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $20
Hourly Rate
$11 - $17
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

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