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). Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $14.42), people who work for Sears, Roebuck and Co. earn a median wage of $8.42 per hour. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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



Sears Roebuck & Co

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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $8.56 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Sears, Roebuck and Co. employees (47 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $8.08 per hour on average.


By state, Sears, Roebuck and Co. employees make the most in Pennsylvania, earning $13.63 per hour on average.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Appliance Technicians, Sales Associates, Cashiers, and Office Assistants; while the first receives the highest median pay at $18.00 per hour, the other salaries come in at $8.50, approximately $8.12, and around $7.37, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

The best paid folks at Sears, Roebuck and Co. have an Associate's Degree, earning approximately $12.00 per hour.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Merchandising; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $9.63 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, the larger part of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other skills in demand are Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Sales.

Benefits and Perks

Around one in three workers participate in a 401(k) program. Approximately one-half of workers have health insurance, and benefits for around two in five workers also include dental insurance. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Sears, Roebuck and Co.


45 %
55 %
Hourly Rate
$7 - $10
Hourly Rate
$7 - $18
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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