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 (54 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $12.68 per hour.
The highest average salaries go to Retail Store Managers, who bring in close to $18.45 per hour, though Retail Store Assistant Managers are not far behind at $14.00 along with Assistant Store Managers (about $13.98) and Key Holders (approximately $11.68).
Within the firm, employees working in New Jersey take home the most — around $14.99 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
The best paid folks at The Vitamin Shoppe have a Bachelor's Degree, earning $15.50 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Merchandising; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $14.24 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among The Vitamin Shoppe workers, with the larger part of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Three more common skills are Sales, Retail, and Team Leadership.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of survey participants can rely on paid sick days, but only a third of respondents have the luxury of paid vacation time. A majority of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). A solid majority of survey participants can count on health insurance, and a majority of employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment and life insurance.