Sheetz announces $2 per hour wage increase and summer stimulus program
(WDBJ/Sheetz News Release) - Convenience store chain Sheetz has announced a $2 per hour wage increase for all its 18,000 store employees. The increase goes into into effect May 21, 2021. The increase, which the company says is permanent, equates to a $50 million annual investment, coming on the heels of the company’s $28.5 million investment in store employee wages announced in February.
Sheetz also announced a $12 million investment in a summer stimulus program to provide store employees an additional $1 per hour wage increase from May 21, 2021 until September 23, 2021.
The average wage across all store employees will be $15.50 per hour for employees and $18.50 per hour for supervisors. Following the expiration of the summer stimulus September 23, the average wage will be $14.50 per hour for employees and $17.50 for supervisors.
“To attract and retain top talent, we know we need to continue to invest in our employees,” said Travis Sheetz, President/COO of Sheetz. “That investment includes more than just competitive wages. We provide career growth opportunities and a clear path to promotion so life at Sheetz can be not just a job, but a career.”
Sheetz is actively hiring for more than 2,000 positions.
Sheetz is a family owned and operated chain with more than 600 stores across the Mid-Atlantic.
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