Average Hourly Rate for The Sports Authority, Inc. Employees

Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., The Sports Authority, Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the retail, from Cashier to Sales Associate. The Sports Authority, Inc. laborers see wages hovering around $13.38 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $20.94. Your job title primarily drives compensation; however, how long you've been working is also reported as a secondary influence on salary at The Sports Authority, Inc. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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The Sports Authority, Inc. Hourly Rate


12 profiles

Sales Associate
8 profiles

Retail Sales Manager
7 profiles

United States (change)

Operations Manager
5 profiles

Senior Sales Associate
5 profiles

Retail Merchandiser
3 profiles

Team Lead, Operations
2 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 77
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About This Company

Englewood, Colorado 



Sports Authority

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at The Sports Authority, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn approximately $14.44 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of The Sports Authority, Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $11.79 per hour.


The Sports Authority, Inc. workers in California earn the most — $17.00 per hour on average.


Retail Sales Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $18.32 per hour — though Warehouse Managers, Operations Managers, and Cashiers also do fairly well at $16.75, $16.00, and $9.90, respectively. Near the bottom at The Sports Authority, Inc. are Sales Associates, pulling in an average of just $8.86.

Certifications and Degrees

The Sports Authority, Inc. workers who hold an Associate of Business Administration (ABA) are also well compensated, earning around $13.61 on average.


When it comes to skills, Team Leadership seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $18.17 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among The Sports Authority, Inc. workers, with the greater part of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Retail, Sales, and Merchandising are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Roughly two in five workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. A majority of survey participants report having health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants report having dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as company store discount and flexible hours.

The Sports Authority, Inc. Job Listings

Key Stats for The Sports Authority, Inc.


38 %
62 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $17
Hourly Rate
$8 - $19

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Popular Locations for The Sports Authority, Inc.

  1. Salem, New Hampshire

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