Residents of Mattoon, Ill. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $11.00 per hour; other top-paying cities include Leesburg, Fla. (around $9.74) and Angola, Ind. ($9.12). U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Illinois; pay there average to about $11.00 per hour.
Earning approximately $9.57 per hour on average, Cashiers receive the most money, followed by Retail Department Managers ($9.46), Receiving Managers ($9.19), and Office Managers (approximately $8.72).
Years of Experience
When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (68 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $9.19 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications, who make $10.00 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Cash Handling; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $9.08 per hour. A garden variety skill at Rural King is Customer Service; about one-half of Rural King's people use it regularly. Other top skills include Merchandising, Inventory Management, and Customer Relations.
Benefits and Perks
Nearly one in three workers participate in a 401(k) program. A majority of employees report having health insurance, and roughly two in five workers report having dental coverage. Privileges also include a stock purchase plan and a casual working environment.