Residents of Denver, Colo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $20.95 per hour; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Englewood, Colo. (approximately $19.43) and Salem, N.H. ($12.00). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Washington, where they average to $14.95 per hour.
Retail Sales Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $17.57 per hour on average; Operations Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to around $15.48, followed by Visual Managers earning $15.38 and Senior Sales Associates making $10.07. Financial compensation for Sales Associates is rather low — on average only around $8.73 — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $15.00 per hour. The largest fraction of The Sports Authority, Inc. people (58 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $10.53 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Occupational Safety and Health Administraters are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $15.96 per hour. The Sports Authority, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate of Business Administration (ABA) — these employees rake in $13.61 per hour.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Team Leadership; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $16.92 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; a majority of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to know Retail, Sales, and Merchandising.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and just over two-fifths of workers use it to save for retirement. The larger part of employees can count on health insurance, and a majority of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Other privileges include flexible hours, company store discount, and a casual working environment.