When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($20.00 per hour) can be spotted in Sanford, N.C.; Mount Pleasant, S.C. ($14.36), Ocala, Fla. (around $9.00), and Dalton, Ga. ($8.47) are the next top-paying cities. Starke, Fla. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $7.92. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of about $9.56 per hour) in South Carolina.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $8.81 per hour. The largest fraction of The Kangaroo Express people (35 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn approximately $9.14 per hour on average.
Bringing in the most money are Convenience Store Managers — their earnings average $13.74 per hour. Retail Store Managers are a close second at $12.50 along with Retail Store Assistant Managers (about $9.64) and Cashiers (around $7.81). Sales Associates at The Kangaroo Express do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($7.64 on average) at the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers earn about $11.09 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts.
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 $11.25 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the The Kangaroo Express workforce; the larger part of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Cash Handling, Retail, and Sales.
The Kangaroo Express' employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only a quarter of employees report compensation for sick days and vacation time. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, The Kangaroo Express provides an optional 401(k) plan, and the larger part of workers participate. Health insurance is part of the package for half, and for over a third of workers, dental coverage is too. Perks also include free drinks.