Average Hourly Rate for Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. Employees

Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. laborers see wages hovering around $12.92 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $21.13. Though your experience level and where you live do impact pay, your job title is the primary influence on employee salary at Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. Hourly Rate



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Sales Specialist
158 profiles

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Head Cashier
111 profiles

Sales Associate
100 profiles

Delivery Driver
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,125
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About This Company

North York 


Lumber and Other Building Materials Dealers, Retail


Lowe, Lowe's, Lowes Home Improvement, Lowe's Home Improvement

Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. pays its employees an average of $13.15 an hour. Hourly pay at Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. ranges from an average of $9.75 to $18.37 an hour. Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. employees with the job title Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner make the most with an average hourly rate of $49.47, while employees with the title Stock Clerk, Grocery Store make the least with an average hourly rate of $7.83.


Earning approximately $17.80 per hour on average, Retail Department Managers receive the most money, followed by Sales Specialists ($15.97), Delivery Drivers ($14.23), and Head Cashiers (about $13.30). Near the bottom at Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. are Cashiers, pulling in an average of just around $10.75.

Years of Experience

Average pay is $13.33 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (45 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $11.97 per hour on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $15.54 per hour) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Richmond, Va. (about $14.87), Indianapolis, Ind. ($14.30), and Charlotte, N.C. ($13.97) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Las Vegas, Nev. at $12.19. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of New York; pay there average to $13.86 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Power Equipment Certificate certainly has its perks — salaries approach $17.17 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. compensates B.A. in Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc)-holders the most at approximately $19.05 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Sales Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $17.16 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. workforce; the greater part of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers usually know Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Sales as well.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. gives paid vacation days to a quarter of employees and sick leave to one in five respondents. The larger part of employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. At Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., a majority of respondents have health insurance, and a majority of survey participants have dental coverage. Perks also include a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Lowe's Home Improvement Inc.


43 %
57 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $15
Hourly Rate
$10 - $17

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 569 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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