Average Hourly Rate for The Sports Authority, Inc. Employees

Operating out of Englewood, Colo., retail company The Sports Authority, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Cashier to Sales Associate. On average, The Sports Authority, Inc. employees receive $11.54 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $15.31. The most important factor affecting pay for The Sports Authority, Inc. employees is what you do at the company, though your city and your experience level play a role as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

Read More
Employer: The Sports Authority, Inc.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Comp Managers: Start Here »

About This Company

Englewood, Colorado 



Sports Authority

Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY


Bringing in the most money are Retail Sales Managers — their earnings average $18.00 per hour. Operations Managers are a close second at approximately $15.79 along with Senior Sales Associates ($10.34) and Cashiers (around $9.78). Earning only $8.60 on average, Sales Associates make less than most people in the company.


Residents of the company's headquarter city of Englewood, Colo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $18.45 per hour; other top-paying cities include Brookfield, Wisc. (around $12.00) and Irvine, Calif. (about $11.63). By state, the highest pay levels are found in Colorado, where the average The Sports Authority, Inc. employee makes $14.10 per hour.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $14.48 per hour. Overall, the greater share of The Sports Authority, Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $10.27 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Occupational Safety and Health Administraters are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $15.96 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc); The Sports Authority, Inc. awards around $10.12 to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Team Leadership; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $15.67 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; a strong majority deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include Cash Handling, Retail, and Sales.

Benefits and Perks

Around half contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. For the larger part of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a majority of respondents get dental coverage, too. The Sports Authority, Inc. folks also make good use of flexible hours.

The Sports Authority, Inc. Employer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Key Stats for The Sports Authority, Inc.


40 %
60 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $15
Hourly Rate
$9 - $16
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Comp Managers: Start Here »
United States (change)

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon


Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.