Office Managers earn the highest median pay at about $12.61 per hour, followed by Receiving Managers (approximately $10.00), Retail Department Managers ($9.42), and Sales Associates ($8.39). On the lower end are Loaders at around $8.14 on average.
Residents of Mattoon, Ill. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $13.00 per hour; other top-paying cities include Butler, Pa. (around $10.00) and Powderly, Ky. ($8.71). By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Florida, where the average salary is $12.50 per hour.
Years of Experience
Average pay is approximately $11.00 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Rural King employees (48 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $9.24 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. Rural King workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) are also well compensated, earning about $19.00 on average.
Employees who count Office Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $12.61 per hour. A common skill in Rural King's work force is Customer Service; just over a half of survey participants report using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Inventory Management, Sales, and Cash Handling.
Benefits and Perks
Rural King sponsors a 401(k) program, and approximately one-third of workers use this option to save for their retirement. Just over two-fifths of workers receive health insurance, and roughly two in five workers get dental coverage. Privileges also include a stock purchase plan.