When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $21.70 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Plano, Texas; Franklin, Mass. ($21.09), Dallas, Texas (approximately $16.77), and Portland, Ore. (about $14.43) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Pittsburgh, Pa. at $10.50. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Massachusetts, where the average Rent-A-Center employee makes $18.18 per hour.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $13.38 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Rent-A-Center employees (63 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $11.27 per hour on average.
General Sales Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $13.50 per hour on average; Assistant Customer Service Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $11.81, followed by Retail Store Assistant Managers earning $11.79 and Customer Service Representatives making around $11.38. With salaries averaging $10.24, Account Representatives are among the lowest paid at Rent-A-Center.
Certifications and Degrees
The best paid folks at Rent-A-Center have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA), earning approximately $13.00 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Customer Relationship Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $13.90 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Rent-A-Center workforce; a majority of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Sales Management, Sales, and Customer Relations.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 35 percent receiving paid vacation and 18 percent receiving paid sick days. A solid majority of workers report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a strong majority of employees, and the larger part of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Rent-A-Center also dishes out privileges such as flexible hours, life insurance, and a casual working environment.