When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($27.72 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Plano, Texas; Franklin, Mass. ($21.09), Dallas, Texas ($17.00), and Newark, Del. (approximately $14.48) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $10.50) in Pittsburgh, Pa., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Rent-A-Center pays its Texas employees the most; the pay rate there is about $15.07 per hour.
The highest paychecks go to Retail Sales Managers, who earn an average $14.70 per hour, closely trailed by Assistant Store Managers (around $13.86), Assistant Sales Managers (approximately $11.66), and Retail Store Assistant Managers ($11.53). Near the bottom at Rent-A-Center are Delivery Drivers, pulling in an average of just $9.83.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Rent-A-Center for between five and 10 years earn about $14.35 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (66 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $11.62 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Comptia A+ Service Technicians have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $28.06 per hour. Regarding pay and education, Rent-A-Center pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) the most — $24.56.
When it comes to skills, Customer Relationship Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $14.00 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; a majority of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Three more common skills are Sales, Sales Management, and Customer Relations.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and a majority of respondents use it to save for retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a strong majority of survey participants, and a majority of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. The company also dishes out perks such as flexible hours, a casual working environment, and life insurance.