The highest average salaries go to Butchers, who bring in close to $18.60 per hour, though Scanning Coordinators are not far behind at around $14.92 along with Meat Cutters (approximately $14.73) and Bakers ($13.64). Baristas at Bashas' Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($10.07 on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $19.50 per hour) can be spotted in Flagstaff, Ariz.; the company's headquarter city of Chandler, Ariz. ($16.45), Mesa, Ariz. (about $14.92), and Peoria, Ariz. (around $14.12) are the next top-paying cities. Avondale, Ariz. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $12.06.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $12.80 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (44 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $12.06 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications earn approximately $16.21 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bashas' Inc. workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) are also well compensated, earning $39.65 on average.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be People Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $16.72 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among Bashas' Inc. workers, with the larger part of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Cash Handling, Retail, and Inventory Management round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
One in three survey participants receive paid vacation, and only one in five workers get sick leave. Over one-half of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. For a majority of survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and around two in five workers get dental coverage, too. A few more workplace perks are life insurance.