Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $9.50 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Rural King employees (54 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $9.11 per hour on average.
Office Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $11.85 per hour on average; Cashiers are next on the list, bringing in close to around $9.57, followed by Receiving Managers earning about $9.19 and Retail Department Managers making $8.75. Among the lower-paid positions at Rural King are Loaders — the median salary for this role approaches about $7.82.
Residents of Butler, Pa. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $10.00 per hour; other top-paying cities include Leesburg, Fla. (around $10.00) and Angola, Ind. ($9.12). Across Rural King's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Ohio earn the most, taking home $12.11 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications, who make approximately $10.00 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Human Resources; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $12.35 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; close to two-fifths of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other skills in demand are Inventory Management, Merchandising, and Office Management.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and more than a third of workers use it to save for retirement. Around half receive health insurance, and over a third of workers get dental coverage. Other privileges include a stock purchase plan and a casual working environment.