When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($17.72 per hour) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Houston, Texas (approximately $12.00), Tustin, Calif. ($11.30), and Miami, Fla. ($11.00) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Warwick, R.I. at about $9.83. Old Navy workers in Georgia earn the most — around $13.75 per hour on average.
Retail Department Managers earn the highest median pay at approximately $16.62 per hour, followed by Business Operations Managers ($15.03), Product Marketing Specialists (about $13.84), and Visual Merchandisers ($11.26). Financial compensation for Sales Associates is rather low — on average only $9.70 — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $12.60 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (57 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $10.25 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Customer Service Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach $10.00 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Real Estate at Old Navy — these employees make the most at approximately $20.00 per hour.
Employees who count Sales Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $16.43 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; a majority deem it necessary for work. Other top skills include Retail, Cash Handling, and Merchandising.
Benefits and Perks
Only an eighth of survey participants receive paid vacation and sick leave. Around two in five workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Around half of workers can count on health insurance, and just over two-fifths of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and clothing allowance / discounts.