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

Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $20.73), people who work for Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. earn a median wage of $13.16 per hour. For the most part, employee paychecks at Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. fluctuate depending on your role at the company; how long you've been working and where you live also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. Hourly Rate


Customer Service Associate
350 profiles

193 profiles

Sales Specialist
158 profiles

United States (change)

Department Manager, Retail Store
126 profiles

Head Cashier
113 profiles

Sales Associate
100 profiles

Delivery Driver
74 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,131
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Find out more about pay at Lowe's Home Improvement Inc.

About This Company

North York 


Lumber and Other Building Materials Dealers, Retail


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

Source: Freebase


The highest paychecks go to Retail Department Managers, who earn an average approximately $17.94 per hour, closely trailed by Sales Specialists ($16.48), Delivery Drivers ($14.13), and Head Cashiers ($13.52). Cashiers at Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $11.15 on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $13.68 per hour. The largest slice of the Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. workforce (47 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $12.11 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $15.99 per hour) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Louisville, Ky. ($14.86), Indianapolis, Ind. (around $14.41), and Dallas, Texas ($14.20) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Tampa, Fla. — at about $13.18, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of $13.56 per hour) in New York.

Certifications and Degrees

Power Equipment Certificates earn about $17.75 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) make the most here, hauling in around $20.27 per hour.


Employees who count Sales Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $17.31 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; the larger part deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to know Customer Relations, Cash Handling, and Sales.

Benefits and Perks

Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. lets only 23 percent take paid vacation and only one in six workers take sick leave. A majority of employees take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. sponsors. The larger part of employees report having health insurance, and a majority of workers report having dental coverage. Other privileges include a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, life insurance, and stock options.

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Key Stats for Lowe's Home Improvement Inc.


42 %
58 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $15
Hourly Rate
$10 - $17

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 356 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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