By state, California offers the highest pay at about $59K per year.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $40K annually. The greater proportion of employees (31 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of around $36K per year.
Shoe Store Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $42K annually — though Retail Store Managers also do fairly well at $33K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $35K annually for Business Certificate Holders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. It pays to have an Associate of Arts (AA) at The Walking Company — these employees make the most at approximately $36K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Operations Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $64K annually. Folks here also tend to know Sales Management; on the survey, one-half of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Three more common skills are Customer Service, Training Management, and Retail.
Benefits and Perks
Slightly more than half of workers report having health insurance, and a little more than half of workers report having dental coverage.