When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $23.08 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Plano, Texas; Franklin, Mass. ($21.09), Dallas, Texas ($16.77), and Portland, Ore. (about $14.43) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $10.50) in Pittsburgh, Pa., one of the lowest-paid cities. Rent-A-Center workers in Massachusetts earn the most — $18.18 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $14.37 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of Rent-A-Center folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $11.02 per hour.
Earning $13.50 per hour on average, General Sales Managers receive the most money, followed by Assistant Customer Service Managers (around $12.73), Retail Store Assistant Managers (approximately $12.37), and Customer Service Representatives ($12.00). With salaries averaging approximately $10.24, Customer Sales Representatives are among the lowest paid at Rent-A-Center.
Certifications and Degrees
The best paid folks at Rent-A-Center have an Associate's Degree, earning around $11.50 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Customer Relationship Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $13.50 per hour. A common skill in Rent-A-Center's work force is Customer Service; the greater part of survey participants report using it on the job. Sales, Customer Relations, and Sales Management are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Rent-A-Center lets only 31 percent take paid vacation and only a quarter of respondents take sick leave. A large number of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. A strong majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for the larger part of respondents also include dental insurance. Other privileges include life insurance, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.