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Average Hourly Rate for Sears, Roebuck and Co. Employees

Headquartered in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, Sears, Roebuck and Co. offers a range of employment opportunities in the retail industry, from Cashier to Sales Associate. The average pay for Sears, Roebuck and Co. employees is $9.70 per hour — without the $16.90 from overtime earnings. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Sears, Roebuck and Co. typically pays:
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Employer: Sears, Roebuck and Co.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Cashier (10)
$7.32 - $10.93  
[-]Cashier (10)
Hourly Rate$7.32 - $10.93  
[+]Sales Associate (5)
$6.41 - $14.23  
[+]Sales Associate (5)
Hourly Rate$6.41 - $14.23  
[+]Office Assistant (3)
$6.51 - $12.83  
[+]Office Assistant (3)
Hourly Rate$6.51 - $12.83  
[+]Loss Prevention Agent (2)
$7.61 - $12.60  
[+]Loss Prevention Agent (2)
Hourly Rate$7.61 - $12.60  
 Precise Range (?
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Sears, Roebuck and Co. Details

3333 BEVERLY RD B-5 317A
Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60179



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Years of Experience

Average pay is typically approximately $13.00 for those with five or more years experience. On the whole, the greater proportion of employees (53 percent) have a tenure of one to four years and bring home $8.89 per hour.


By state, New York offers the highest pay at around $15.00 per hour.


Appliance Technicians are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $18.00; Home Appliance Repairers are next on the list, bringing in close to $15.48, followed by Retail Store Assistant Managers earning about $10.57 and Sales Associates making $9.80. Near the bottom at Sears, Roebuck and Co. are Office Assistants, pulling in just around $7.52.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Technicians earn $19.70, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Those with a High School Diploma at Sears, Roebuck and Co. come out on top, and their salaries approach about $14.50 per hour.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Spanish Language; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $8.89. One of the more prevalent skills at Sears, Roebuck and Co. is Customer Service, with more than half considering it a key competency. Customer Relations, Cash Handling, and Retail are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For around half, benefits include health insurance, and more than a third of workers get dental coverage, too. Some other advantages of working at Sears, Roebuck and Co. are flexible hours and a casual working environment.

Key Stats

44 %
56 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $11
Hourly Rate
$7 - $19
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

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