Average Salary for Rue 21 Company Employees

Compensation for Rue 21 Company employees tends to be around $31K annually. What you do at the company plays the largest role in compensation at Rue 21 Company, but how long you've been working and where you live affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Rue 21 Company typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: Rue 21 Company
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Retail Store Manager (16)
$26,425 - $50,540  
[-]Retail Store Manager (16)
Salary$26,184 - $49,833  
Bonus$173.52 - $8,090  
Total Pay$26,425 - $50,540  
[+]Assistant Store Manager (5)
$17,244 - $38,220  
[+]Assistant Store Manager (5)
Total Pay$17,244 - $38,220  
[+]Retail Store Assistant Manager (4)
$15,377 - $33,350  
[+]Retail Store Assistant Manager (4)
Total Pay$15,377 - $33,350  
[+]Retail Assistant Manager (2)
$20,613 - $43,978  
[+]Retail Assistant Manager (2)
Total Pay$20,613 - $43,978  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Retail District Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $60K; Retail Store Managers come in second with typical earnings amounting to around $40K, and Assistant Buyers rank near the top as well ($38K).

Years of Experience

Average pay is typically $38K for those with five to nine years of experience. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make $37K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $46K per year.


Rue 21 Company workers in Georgia earn the most — $43K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

The best paid folks at Rue 21 Company have a Bachelor's Degree, earning $39K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Sales; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $44K. One of the more prevalent skills at Rue 21 Company is Merchandising, with one-third considering it a key competency. Customer Service, Retail, and Leadership were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Just 29 percent receive paid time off. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Rue 21 Company provides an optional 401(k) plan, and most workers participate. A fair portion of workers can count on health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage as a benefit. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, life insurance, and relocation expenses.

Key Stats for Rue 21 Company


75 %
25 %
$26,184 - $44,598
$38,299 - $50,868
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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