When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($17.71 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Phoenix, Ariz.; Louisville, Ky. (around $12.43), Eugene, Ore. (about $11.75), and Dallas, Texas ($11.50) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Denver, Colo.; in fact, at $9.64 it is one of the worst-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Pennsylvania, where pay average out at approximately $13.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $11.85 per hour. The largest fraction of PetSmart Inc. people (56 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $9.67 per hour on average.
The highest paychecks go to Dog Groomers, who earn an average about $10.75 per hour, closely trailed by Dog Trainers (approximately $10.03), Sales Associates ($9.70), and Pet Care Attendants ($9.61). Cashiers make an average approximately $8.97, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $11.69 per hour for Forklift Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. PetSmart Inc. compensates Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)-holders the most at $14.80 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report People Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $13.95 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among PetSmart Inc. workers, with the greater part of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Cash Handling, Retail, and Customer Relations.
Benefits and Perks
Just one in seven workers receive paid time off. PetSmart Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and just under one in three workers use this option to save for their retirement. PetSmart Inc. provides health insurance to about one-half, and more than two-fifths of workers do receive dental coverage. The list of perks also includes company store discount, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and life insurance.