Years of Experience
Average pay is $13.02 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Staples, Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $10.30 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $19.42 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Framingham, Mass.; Seattle, Wash. ($18.50), Ontario, Calif. ($17.27), and Columbia, S.C. (approximately $14.89) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $12.03) is Los Angeles, Calif. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Massachusetts, where the average salary is about $15.75 per hour.
Operations Supervisors rake in the most money, with average earnings of $12.26 per hour; Copy Center Supervisors come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $11.91, while Inventory Specialists and Retail Sales Associates rank near the top as well ($10.52 and around $9.56, respectively). Financial compensation for Cashiers is rather low — on average only approximately $9.15 — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Forklift Licenses earn about $19.65 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Regarding pay and education, Staples, Inc. pays those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) the most — $16.00.
When it comes to skills, Operations Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $15.25 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Staples, Inc. workforce; the greater part of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other top skills include Retail, Cash Handling, and Customer Relations.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only one-seventh of employees. Staples, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and the larger part of employees use this option to save for their retirement. The larger part of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for a majority of respondents also include dental insurance. Staples, Inc. folks also make good use of flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, company store discount, and a stock purchase plan.