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Average Hourly Rate for The Vitamin Shoppe Employees

The Vitamin Shoppe workers report earning an average of $13.33 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $15.00. The Vitamin Shoppe paychecks are largely negotiated based on your city, though your role at the company and your experience level are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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The Vitamin Shoppe typically pays:
above market
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Employer: The Vitamin Shoppe
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Retail Store Assistant Manager (9)
$10.17 - $18.78  
[-]Retail Store Assistant Manager (9)
Hourly Rate$10.17 - $18.78  
[+]Assistant Store Manager (2)
$9.71 - $17.44  
[+]Assistant Store Manager (2)
Hourly Rate$9.71 - $17.44  
[+]Retail Store Manager (2)
$11.37 - $24.67  
[+]Retail Store Manager (2)
Hourly Rate$11.37 - $24.67  
[+]Key Holder (2)
$9.01 - $19.63  
[+]Key Holder (2)
Hourly Rate$9.01 - $19.63  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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Vitamin Shoppe

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Residents of Richmond, Va. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $19.50 per hour; other top-paying cities include Los Angeles, Calif. (approximately $18.51) and Orange, Calif. ($12.00). By state, the highest pay levels are found in New Jersey, where the average The Vitamin Shoppe employee makes about $14.99 per hour.


Retail Store Managers earn the highest median pay at $18.45 per hour, followed by Retail Store Assistant Managers ($14.24), Assistant Store Managers (about $13.98), and Key Holders ($11.68).

Years of Experience

Average pay is around $14.00 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (50 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $12.83 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at The Vitamin Shoppe — these employees make the most at $15.66 per hour.


In this position, it pays to have Merchandising in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $14.24 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; the larger part of employees surveyed report using it at work. Sales, Training, and Retail are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of workers do get paid time off for illness, but only 38 percent get paid vacation time. The larger part of employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for a fair number of respondents and dental coverage for a majority of respondents. Other privileges include a casual working environment and life insurance.

Key Stats for The Vitamin Shoppe


42 %
58 %
Hourly Rate
$11 - $15
Hourly Rate
$12 - $19
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 6 votes.
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