When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $20.00 per hour) can be spotted in Sanford, N.C.; Mount Pleasant, S.C. ($14.36), Ocala, Fla. (approximately $9.00), and Dalton, Ga. ($8.47) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $7.92) is Starke, Fla. Across The Kangaroo Express' U.S. offices, employees in the state of South Carolina earn the most, taking home $9.56 per hour.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $9.28 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (38 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $9.05 per hour on average.
The highest paychecks go to Convenience Store Managers, who earn an average $13.74 per hour, closely trailed by Retail Store Managers (around $12.50), Retail Store Assistant Managers ($9.47), and Cashiers (approximately $8.00). With salaries averaging $7.83, Sales Associates are among the lowest paid at The Kangaroo Express.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $12.50 per hour.
Employees who count Inventory Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $11.25 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the The Kangaroo Express workforce; the greater part of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Cash Handling, Retail, and Sales.
At The Kangaroo Express, there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
One in four respondents — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. A majority of survey participants take advantage of the 401(k) plan that The Kangaroo Express sponsors. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a little over a half of workers, and more than two-fifths of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. The Kangaroo Express also dishes out privileges such as free drinks.