When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $23.08 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. At $10.50, Pittsburgh, Pa. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Massachusetts, where the average salary is $18.18 per hour.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $13.83 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Rent-A-Center folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $11.04 per hour.
General Sales Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $13.50 per hour — though Assistant Customer Service Managers, Customer Service Representatives, and Retail Store Assistant Managers also do fairly well at around $12.46, $12.00, and $11.79, respectively. Financial compensation for Customer Sales Representatives is rather low — on average only $10.24 — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Those with an Associate's Degree at Rent-A-Center come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $11.50 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 around $13.50 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; a fair number consider it a key competency. Other top skills include Sales, Sales Management, and Customer Relations.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Rent-A-Center gives paid vacation days to 31 percent and sick leave to a quarter of survey participants. A large number of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Rent-A-Center sponsors. Perks cover health insurance for a solid majority of respondents and dental coverage for the larger part of respondents. The list of perks also includes life insurance, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.