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How much does JCPenney pay?

JCPenney pays its employees an average of $63,826 a year. Salaries at JCPenney range from an average of $44,664 to $107,381 a year. JCPenney employees with the job title Retail Store Manager make the most with an average annual salary of $63,828, while employees with the title Salon Manager make the least with an average annual salary of $47,483.

Are JCPenney employees satisfied with their compensation?

Our Fair Pay score for JCPenney is 2.23. Read reviews from current employees that include compensation and culture insights.

What is the highest salary at JCPenney?

The highest reported salary for an employee at JCPenney is currently $107k / year

JCPenney Reviews

Overall Satisfaction
3.2 out of 5
Company Outlook
Fair Pay
Learning and Development
Sales Consultant, Jewelry in Canton:
Pros: I like my repeat customers.
Cons: A lot of customers abuse our return policy, they make us stay hours after closing to recover the store to "perfection", we are treated with no respect and worst of all we have had no pay raise in over 2 years but our workload has doubled and even tripled.
One Of The Best Retail Places I've Worked.
Customer Service Associate in Bangor:
Pros: The company treats everyone with respect and will work with you for days off. Fair pay for my experience, full time available even under ObamaCare, most associates who are available can get 40 hours and even overtime. Lots of company programs to reward you for a job well done.
Cons: It's customer based so days can be hectic and longer than expected if the store is a mess. Must work nights (2 a week) and weekends. You pay must work over 30 hours per week to be eligible for many benefits and you pay for them still.
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About JCPenney

Address: Plano, Texas
Industries: E-Commerce, Retail, Fashion
Founded on: April 14th, 1902
Number of Employees: 10,001-1,000,000
Also known as: JC Penney, J.C. Penney, JJ. C. Penney Company
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Gender Breakdown for JCPenney

Avg. Salary: $43k - $103k
Avg. Salary: $45k - $114k
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