When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $51K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Los Angeles, Calif. (approximately $49K), New York, N.Y. (around $48K), and Providence, R.I. ($47K) are the next top-paying cities. Boston, Mass. is near the bottom for pay at $35K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of New Jersey; salaries there average to $63K annually.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $49K per year. Overall, the greater share of Zara folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $41K annually.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Retail Department Managers, Retail Store Managers, Retail Store Assistant Managers, and Visual Merchandisers; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $48K per year, the other salaries come in at approximately $46K, around $42K, and $34K, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) at Zara come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $48K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Sales Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $50K per year. A common skill in Zara's work force is Merchandising; just over two-fifths of survey participants report using it on the job. Many workers usually know Customer Service, People Management, and Leadership as well.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (43 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. A fair number of respondents take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Zara sponsors. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most employees, and a solid majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment.