Assistant Store Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $20.85 per hour — though Administrative Assistants, Key Holders, and Merchandise Coordinators also do fairly well at around $12.69, $12.26, and $10.81, respectively. Earning only about $9.22 on average, Sales Associates make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $14.68 per hour) can be spotted in Los Angeles, Calif.; San Diego, Calif. ($13.00), Oxnard, Calif. ($10.00), and Dickson City, Pa. (about $9.98) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Doylestown, Pa. at $9.00. By state, Marshalls Department Stores pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is around $10.81 per hour.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of approximately $10.46 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (59 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $9.97 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Fashion merchandising certificates have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $10.01 per hour. Those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) at Marshalls Department Stores come out on top, and their salaries approach $12.88 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Merchandising in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $10.45 per hour. A common skill in Marshalls Department Stores' work force is Customer Service; a solid majority of survey participants report using it on the job. Many workers usually know Retail, Cash Handling, and Customer Relations as well.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and roughly one in three workers use it to save for retirement. Perks cover health insurance for the larger part of survey participants and dental coverage for approximately half of workers. Other privileges include a casual working environment, paid holiday and sick leave, and 401(a).