Average Hourly Rate for Sears, Roebuck and Co. Employees

Headquartered in Hoffman Estates, Ill., Sears, Roebuck and Co. offers a range of employment opportunities in the retail, from Cashier to Sales Associate. Sears, Roebuck and Co. workers earn an average of $8.74 per hour normally and $14.42 during overtime hours. This report 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

Average pay is $9.82 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Sears, Roebuck and Co. workforce (43 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $8.17 per hour.


By state, the highest pay levels are found in Pennsylvania, where the average Sears, Roebuck and Co. employee makes $13.63 per hour.


Earning $18.31 per hour on average, Appliance Technicians receive the most money, followed by Sales Associates (about $8.50) and Cashiers (around $8.12).

Certifications and Degrees

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


The highest-paying skill to have may be Retail; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $8.50 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; a little over a half consider it a key competency. Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Sales were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Sears, Roebuck and Co. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and just over two-fifths of workers participate. For approximately half of workers, benefits include health insurance, and roughly two in five workers get dental coverage, too. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Sears, Roebuck and Co.


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$8 - $18
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Job Satisfaction

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

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