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 sector, from Cashier to Sales Associate. Employees of Sears, Roebuck and Co. bring in an average of $9.70 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $16.90. This synopsis is derived from responses to the PayScale's salary survey.

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Sears, Roebuck and Co. typically pays:
below market

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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 (9)
$7.46 - $11.17  
[-]Cashier (9)
Hourly Rate$7.46 - $11.17  
[+]Sales Associate (5)
$7.51 - $14.88  
[+]Sales Associate (5)
Hourly Rate$7.51 - $14.88  
[+]Office Assistant (3)
$6.51 - $12.69  
[+]Office Assistant (3)
Hourly Rate$6.51 - $12.69  
[+]Appliance Technician (2)
$11.92 - $25.66  
[+]Appliance Technician (2)
Hourly Rate$11.92 - $25.66  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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About This Company

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



Sears Roebuck & Co

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Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years tend to make approximately $13.00. The greater proportion of employees (53 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home about $8.89 per hour.


The highest pay by state can be found in New York, where pay average out at around $15.00 per hour.


Earning $18.00 on average, Appliance Technicians receive the most money, followed by Home Appliance Repairers ($15.48), Retail Store Assistant Managers ($10.57), and Sales Associates (around $9.80). Near the bottom at Sears, Roebuck and Co. are Office Assistants, pulling in just about $7.52.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Technicians have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $19.70. The highest-paying degree here is a High School Diploma; Sears, Roebuck and Co. awards $14.50 to these degree-holders.


Employees who count Spanish Language among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $8.89. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; more than half deem it necessary for work. Many workers usually know Customer Relations, Cash Handling, and Retail as well.

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. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for close to one-half, and more than a third of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Sears, Roebuck and Co. also dishes out privileges such as flexible hours and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Sears, Roebuck and Co.


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

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

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