When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($17.00 per hour) can be spotted in Sanford, N.C.; Mount Pleasant, S.C. (approximately $14.36), Ocala, Fla. ($9.00), and Dalton, Ga. (about $8.47) are the next top-paying cities. Starke, Fla. is near the bottom for pay at around $7.92. Across its U.S. offices, the state of South Carolina pays The Kangaroo Express the most — $9.48 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $9.28 per hour. Overall, the greater share of The Kangaroo Express folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $9.04 per hour.
Convenience Store Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $13.74 per hour — though Retail Store Managers, Assistant Store Managers, and Retail Store Assistant Managers also do fairly well at approximately $12.50, $10.48, and $9.60, respectively. Near the bottom at The Kangaroo Express are Sales Associates, pulling in an average of just about $7.83.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $11.25 per hour.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Inventory Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $11.00 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; a majority deem it necessary for work. Other skills in demand are Cash Handling, Retail, and Sales.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (22 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. A majority of employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). For around half, benefits include health insurance, and just over two-fifths of workers get dental coverage, too. Employees can also look forward to free drinks.