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). Sears, Roebuck and Co. workers report earning an average of $8.35 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $14.42. The most important factor affecting pay for Sears, Roebuck and Co. employees is your role at the company, though your experience level plays a role as well. 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

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $13.00 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Sears, Roebuck and Co. workforce (36 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $7.86 per hour.


By state, the highest compensation levels appear in New York, where the average salary is $11.50 per hour.


The highest paychecks go to Appliance Technicians, who earn an average about $20.25 per hour, closely trailed by Office Assistants ($8.63), Cashiers (approximately $7.90), and Sales Associates (about $7.88).

Certifications and Degrees

At Sears, Roebuck and Co., employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest pay at $47.00.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Retail; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $8.24 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Cash Handling; on the survey, two in five of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Customer Service, Customer Relations, and Sales round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Roughly two in five workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. For about two in five workers, benefits include health insurance, and more than a third of workers get dental coverage, too. Sears, Roebuck and Co. employees also enjoy perks such as tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Sears, Roebuck and Co.


52 %
48 %
Hourly Rate
$7 - $10
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$9 - $20
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 6 votes.

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