When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $21.00 per hour) can be spotted in Worcester, Mass.; Calabasas, Calif. ($18.26), San Diego, Calif. ($13.00), and Dillon, S.C. ($12.52) are the next top-paying cities. Palm Bay, Fla. is near the bottom for pay at approximately $9.45. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Texas, where they average to around $12.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $13.00 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (56 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $10.07 per hour on average.
Bringing in the most money are Warehouse Supervisors — their earnings average $12.11 per hour. Logistics Supervisors are a close second at around $11.90 along with Sales Associates (about $9.69) and Retail Sales Associates ($9.20). Financial compensation for Pricing Coordinators is rather low — on average only $8.55 — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $12.35 per hour for Forklift Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) at Harbor Freight Tools — these employees make the most at $18.06 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be People Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $12.64 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Harbor Freight Tools is Customer Service, with the greater part considering it a key competency. Key skills also include Cash Handling, Inventory Management, and Retail.
Benefits and Perks
Just one in six respondents receive paid time off. Two in five workers report contributing to a 401(k). Harbor Freight Tools provides health insurance to a majority of respondents, and the larger part of survey participants do receive dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and paid holiday and sick leave.