When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $18.70 per hour) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; Las Vegas, Nev. (about $16.93), Staten Island, N.Y. (approximately $15.56), and Minneapolis, Minn. ($13.75) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Albuquerque, N.M. at $8.50. Victoria's Secret workers in Nevada earn the most — $16.71 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Victoria's Secret for between five and 10 years earn around $12.74 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of Victoria's Secret folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $10.79 per hour.
Merchandising Supervisors are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $13.11 per hour on average; Customer Service Supervisors are next on the list, bringing in close to $12.57, followed by Sales Support Specialists earning $12.26 and Sales Specialists making approximately $11.75. On the lower end are Cashiers at around $9.63 on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $14.88 per hour for Business Certificate Holders; non-accredited workers make much less. Victoria's Secret workers who hold a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) are also well compensated, earning $25.50 on average.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Sales Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $14.00 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; a solid majority consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Retail, Cash Handling, and Sales.
Victoria's Secret's employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Slightly less than a third of workers save for retirement through Victoria's Secret's 401(k) plan. A majority of workers receive health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants get dental coverage. Other privileges include company store discount, a casual working environment, flexible hours, life insurance, and product discounts/affinity benefits.