The starting wage for a Walmart associate is commiserate with that individual's experience, but is likely to be minimum wage, which is typically at least $7.25 an hour, as of 2014. Individual states may be higher or lower than the federal rate.
As of 2014, Washington's minimum wage is $9.32 an hour, and Wyoming's is $5.15 an hour. Other factors that may be considered when deciding a new Walmart employee's pay are the store's overall need for associates, open positions in the store itself and availability of the individual applying for the job. Overnight stock crew, for example, may receive higher pay than daytime associates do while working a register.Learn More
The state of Alabama has no set minimum wage. Because of this, the state uses the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour as of 2014. The tipped wage, or minimum hourly rate for those in positions that can accept tips, is $2.13 per hour.Full Answer >
According to Walmart, the average hourly salary of its full-time employees in the United States is $12.81. More than 475,000 of those hourly workers earn at least $25,000 annually. However, more than 500,000 make less than that.Full Answer >
The Glassdoor website lists starting salaries at Menards from approximately $7 to $12 per hour as of 2014. The retail giant offers wages on the lower end of the scale to its sales associates and cashiers, who average $9.38 per hour and $8.92 per hour, respectively.Full Answer >
According to Snagajob, Camp Counselors tend to get paid around $7.50 per hour or close to the minimum wage in each state. Almost all camp counselors work seasonally or part-time.Full Answer >