Retail Store Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $14.00 per hour on average; Customer Service Supervisors are next on the list, bringing in close to around $13.64, followed by Sales Associates earning $10.93 and Customer Service Sales Associates making $10.80. Wawa, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Fuel Attendants (about $10.00 on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $13.40 per hour) can be spotted in Parsippany, N.J.; Pennsauken, N.J. ($13.15), Virginia Beach, Va. ($12.13), and Bradenton, Fla. (around $11.25) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Tampa, Fla. — at $9.52, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Maryland; pay there average to approximately $17.07 per hour.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of about $11.14 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Wawa, Inc. employees (40 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $10.36 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Servsafe food manager certifications receive bigger paychecks (approximately $16.47 per hour) than those without credentials. At Wawa, Inc., employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) receive the highest pay at $14.00.
When it comes to skills, employees who report People Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $14.73 per hour. A garden variety skill at Wawa, Inc. is Customer Service; most of Wawa, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Sales are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Two in five workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. At Wawa, Inc., about one-half have health insurance, and one-half have dental coverage. Wawa, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as stock options, food/meal discounts, employee stock ownership plan (esop), flexible hours, and free drinks.