Get a Salary Report for



- Compare Your Salary
- Evaluate a Job Offer


- Price a New Hire
- Give a Raise



- Benchmark Jobs
- Create a Comp Plan

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:
-6%
below market

We couldn't find any similar companies in our data. Do you work at a similar company?

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.
)
$0$5$10$15
[-]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 (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
)
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
United States (change)

Sears, Roebuck and Co. Details

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

Retail

337,000

Sears Roebuck & Co

Suggest changes »

Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

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.

Locations

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

Jobs

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.

Skills

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

Female
44 %
Male
56 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $11
Hourly Rate
$7 - $19
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon

Thanks! We'll send you a welcome newsletter as soon as we can.

In the meantime, check out our research center.

Looks like your email already exists in our database.
Please log in here.

You are already logged in.

ADVERTISEMENT

Get Career Tips & Advice

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we'll let you know how much your employers are paying in your area.