Average Hourly Rate for Sears, Roebuck and Co. Employees

Propelled by consumer spending, the retail remains strong, and job availability is widespread at Sears, Roebuck and Co., a Hoffman Estates, Ill.-based retail company (positions include Cashier, Sales Associate, and more). On average, Sears, Roebuck and Co. employees receive $8.42 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $14.42. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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



Sears Roebuck & Co

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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Sears, Roebuck and Co. for between five and 10 years earn $8.56 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Sears, Roebuck and Co. workforce (47 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $8.08 per hour.


By state, Sears, Roebuck and Co. pays its Pennsylvania employees the most; the pay rate there is $13.63 per hour.


Earning about $18.00 per hour on average, Appliance Technicians receive the most money, followed by Sales Associates (approximately $8.50), Cashiers ($8.12), and Office Assistants (around $7.37).

Certifications and Degrees

Sears, Roebuck and Co. provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate's Degree — these employees rake in $12.00 per hour.


Employees who count Merchandising among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $9.63 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Sears, Roebuck and Co. is Customer Service, with the larger part considering it a key competency. Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Sales were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

One-third of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for approximately one-half of workers and dental coverage for nearly two in five workers. Some other perks are a casual working environment and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Sears, Roebuck and Co.


45 %
55 %
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$7 - $10
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$7 - $18
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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