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  • 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays / Vacation
  • Casual Dress / Atmosphere
  • Paid Sick Leave

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Average Hourly Rate for Harbor Freight Tools Employees
$11 per hour
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 232
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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($19.49 per hour) can be spotted in Calabasas, Calif.; Reno, Nev. (approximately $16.68), San Diego, Calif. (around $13.00), and Dillon, S.C. (about $12.52) are the next top-paying cities. Jonesboro, Ark. ranks low on the pay scale — at $8.65, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Texas, where they average to $12.00 per hour.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Harbor Freight Tools for between five and 10 years earn $13.23 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of Harbor Freight Tools folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $10.09 per hour.


Sales Supervisors earn the highest median pay at around $12.97 per hour, followed by Logistics Supervisors ($11.94), Warehouse Supervisors (about $11.56), and Sales Associates (approximately $9.61). Among the lower-paid positions at Harbor Freight Tools are Pricing Coordinators — the median salary for this role approaches $8.80.

Certifications and Degrees

Hazmat Certifications have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $15.94 per hour. At Harbor Freight Tools, employees who hold an Associate of Business Administration (ABA) receive the highest pay at $19.38.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Operations Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $18.04 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among Harbor Freight Tools workers, with the greater part of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Key skills also include Inventory Management, Cash Handling, and People Management.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only a fifth of survey participants. About two in five workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Harbor Freight Tools sponsors. Health insurance is part of the package for a majority of workers, and for the larger part of respondents, dental coverage is too. Other privileges include a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and 401(a).

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Key Stats for Harbor Freight Tools


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Hourly Rate
$8 - $14
Hourly Rate
$9 - $15

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 94 votes.
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