Maintenance Technicians represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $26.49 per hour — though Assistant Store Managers, Retail Store Assistant Managers, and Key Holders also do fairly well at approximately $15.44, about $14.72, and $10.30, respectively.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $15.50 per hour) can be spotted in Holmdel, N.J.; Dallas, Texas ($13.74), Miami Lakes, Fla. (approximately $12.00), and Feasterville, Pa. ($10.00) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average The Vitamin Shoppe employee makes about $16.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $15.14 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of The Vitamin Shoppe folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $12.21 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $12.21 per hour. The best paid folks at The Vitamin Shoppe have an Associate of Arts (AA), earning about $15.66 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Customer Relations; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $14.38 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; the greater part of The Vitamin Shoppe's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Retail, Sales, and Team Leadership.
Benefits and Perks
Just a sixth of respondents receive paid time off. Approximately half save for retirement through The Vitamin Shoppe's 401(k) plan. A fair number of employees report having health insurance, and a majority of survey participants report having dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment and life insurance.