Residents of Mattoon, Ill. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $11.00 per hour; other top-paying cities include Leesburg, Fla. (about $9.74) and Angola, Ind. ($9.12). Across Rural King's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Illinois earn the most, taking home $11.00 per hour.
Bringing in the most money are Cashiers — their earnings average $9.57 per hour. Retail Department Managers are a close second at approximately $9.46 along with Receiving Managers ($9.19) and Office Managers (approximately $8.72).
Years of Experience
The largest fraction of Rural King people (68 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $9.19 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $10.00 per hour for OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers.
Employees who count Cash Handling among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $9.08 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; half of Rural King's people use it regularly. Other top skills include Merchandising, Inventory Management, and Customer Relations.
Benefits and Perks
Roughly one in three workers participate in a 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for a majority of employees and dental coverage for close to two-fifths of workers. The list of perks also includes a stock purchase plan and a casual working environment.