Years of Experience
Average pay is around $11.96 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Rue 21 Company employees (63 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $9.57 per hour on average.
Within the firm, employees working in Louisiana take home the most — approximately $12.25 per hour on average.
The highest average salaries go to Assistant Store Managers, who bring in close to $13.75 per hour, though Retail Store Assistant Managers are not far behind at $9.57 along with Sales Associates earning $8.17.
Certifications and Degrees
Business Certificate Holders have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $13.75 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Team Leadership; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $13.00 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Rue 21 Company workforce; the larger part of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Three more common skills are Merchandising, Retail, and Sales Management.
Benefits and Perks
Two-fifths of workers — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. Rue 21 Company sponsors a 401(k) program, and nearly two in five workers use this option to save for their retirement. Perks cover health insurance for a solid majority of respondents and dental coverage for a solid majority of survey participants. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment.