Apparel Technical Designers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $38.25 per hour — though Retail Store Managers, Retail Assistant Managers, and Assistant Store Managers also do fairly well at $20.49, around $16.20, and about $15.94, respectively. Earning only $9.17 on average, Retail Sales Associates make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $24.30 per hour) can be spotted in Seattle, Wash.; Bellevue, Wash. ($17.75), Columbus, Ohio (approximately $13.75), and Portland, Ore. ($13.50) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $10.11) in North Bend, Wash., one of the lowest-paid cities. Eddie Bauer, Inc. workers in Washington earn the most — $18.02 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $15.58 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of Eddie Bauer, Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $13.23 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Eddie Bauer, Inc. compensates Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)-holders the most at $16.50 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Merchandising in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $17.44 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; a majority deem it necessary for work. Some other standard skills here are Sales, Customer Relations, and Team Leadership.
Benefits and Perks
Eddie Bauer, Inc. lets only one in five employees take paid vacation and only one in eight employees take sick leave. Eddie Bauer, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and the larger part of employees use this option to save for their retirement. Perks cover health insurance for a solid majority of survey participants and dental coverage for a fair number of survey participants. Privileges also include a casual working environment, flexible hours, clothing allowance / discounts, and supplemental maternity leave.