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. ($9.74) and Angola, Ind. (approximately $9.12). By state, Illinois offers the highest pay at about $11.00 per hour.
The highest average salaries go to Cashiers, who bring in close to around $9.57 per hour, though Retail Department Managers are not far behind at $9.46 along with Receiving Managers (approximately $9.19) and Office Managers ($8.72). Rural King hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Loaders ($7.82 on average).
Years of Experience
The largest fraction of Rural King people (70 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $9.11 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.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Cash Handling; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $9.08 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; about one-half consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Merchandising, Inventory Management, and Customer Relations as well.
Benefits and Perks
Roughly a third of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. For the larger part of survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and more than a third of workers get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include a stock purchase plan and a casual working environment.