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How much does Hot Topic, Inc. pay?

Hot Topic, Inc. pays its employees an average of $14.05 an hour. Hourly pay at Hot Topic, Inc. ranges from an average of $8.52 to $24.05 an hour. Hot Topic, Inc. employees with the job title Photographer make the most with an average hourly rate of $22.73, while employees with the title Sales Associate make the least with an average hourly rate of $9.39.

Are Hot Topic, Inc. employees satisfied with their compensation?

Our Fair Pay score for Hot Topic, Inc. is 1.88. Read reviews from current employees that include compensation and culture insights.

What is the highest salary at Hot Topic, Inc.?

The highest reported salary for an employee at Hot Topic, Inc. is currently $24.05 / hour

Hot Topic, Inc. Reviews

Overall Satisfaction
3.5 out of 5
Company Outlook
Fair Pay
Learning and Development
Great atmosphere, music & pop culture, but overall work load to compensation ratio isn’t worth it.
Retail Store Manager in Fairfield, California:
Pros: My team
Cons: Pay
Decent and fair.
Retail Store Manager in San Diego, California:
Pros: The opportunities to move up when There are great people leading the charge above you.
Cons: The aspect of fearing retaliation when approaching my district manager about conflicts. We don’t see Ida I on a lot of things and she is not very mature in her role or position or life.
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Most Common Benefits at Hot Topic, Inc.

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Profit Sharing
401(k) Plan

About Hot Topic

Address: California, Maryland
Industries: E-Commerce, Lifestyle, Retail, Fashion, Music
Founded on: January 1st, 1988
Number of Employees: 5,001-10,000
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This data is based on 92 survey responses.

Gender Breakdown for Hot Topic, Inc.

Avg. Hourly Rate: $9 - $25
Avg. Hourly Rate: $9 - $22
This data is based on 83 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

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