When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $14.51 per hour) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; Scottsdale, Ariz. (approximately $10.62), Silverdale, Wash. ($10.24), and Jefferson, Ga. (around $9.75) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($8.00) in Coon Rapids, Minn., one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; pay there average to $11.73 per hour.
Years of Experience
Average pay is approximately $11.03 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of HomeGoods folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $10.14 per hour.
Earning $12.17 per hour on average, Key Holders receive the most money, followed by Merchandise Coordinators ($11.34), Forklift Operators (about $10.25), and Cashiers ($10.23). HomeGoods hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Sales Associates (about $9.80 on average).
Certifications and Degrees
At HomeGoods, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) receive the highest pay at $13.55.
When it comes to skills, Merchandising seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $10.96 per hour. A garden variety skill at HomeGoods is Customer Service; a strong majority of HomeGoods's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Retail, Cash Handling, and Customer Relations.
Benefits and Perks
Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about one in eight respondents — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. More than a third of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for the larger part of survey participants and dental coverage for close to one-half. Some other perks are a casual working environment, company store discount, and life insurance.