Average Hourly Rate for The Sports Authority, Inc. Employees

The Sports Authority, Inc. is a retail firm headquartered in Englewood, Colo. that hires for Cashier positions, Sales Associate roles, and more. Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $18.94), people who work for The Sports Authority, Inc. earn a median wage of $13.18 per hour. What you do at the company influences pay for The Sports Authority, Inc. workers the most, followed by your experience level. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Englewood, Colorado 



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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $14.44 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (57 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $11.38 per hour on average.


The Sports Authority, Inc. workers in Washington earn the most — $15.20 per hour on average.


Bringing in the most money are Retail Sales Managers — their earnings average around $17.57 per hour. Team Lead, Operationss are a close second at approximately $16.25 along with Operations Managers ($16.00) and Senior Sales Associates ($10.00). With salaries averaging around $8.86, Sales Associates are among the lowest paid at The Sports Authority, Inc.

Certifications and Degrees

The Sports Authority, Inc. workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) are also well compensated, earning approximately $16.63 on average.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Customer Relationship Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $17.98 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among The Sports Authority, Inc. workers, with a majority of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Retail, Team Leadership, and Merchandising.

Benefits and Perks

A 401(k) program is available, and more than two-fifths of workers use it to save for retirement. At The Sports Authority, Inc., a majority of respondents have health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants have dental coverage. Some other perks are company store discount and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for The Sports Authority, Inc.


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62 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $17
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$8 - $18

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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