Assistant Operations Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $19.00 per hour on average; Retail Store Assistant Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $16.35, followed by Assistant Sales Managers earning about $15.60 and Assistant Store Managers making $15.45. Sales Associates make an average around $10.01, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $13.52 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (57 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $12.14 per hour on average.
By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Pennsylvania, where the average salary is approximately $15.68 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
At The Talbots, Inc., employees who hold an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) receive the highest pay at $19.07.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Operations Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $17.00 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; a strong majority of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers are also familiar with Retail, Sales Management, and Customer Relations.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Roughly one-half allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. The larger part of respondents report having health insurance, and a majority of employees report having dental coverage. Perks also include company store discount.