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My favorite job in the ten years I've been working.

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Sales Associate in Wausau, WI
Former Employee - Sales Associate in Wausau, WI
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

The most fun I've ever had working. I love the work, I love building outfits for people, and I love working with clothes all day. The people that work there are amazing and the dress code is great :)

Cons

Working on commission can be unstable income. It's great pay at times then pretty low at other times. Holiday and back to school are great but January through March are rough.

Other Employee Reviews for The Buckle

  1. Helpful (1)

    Does not pay what they say it will!!!

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great discount and workers compensation package. Benefits can be shared with family and spouse. The atmosphere is friendly to work in and I enjoyed myself working with people there.

    Cons

    The main thing that bugged me about working here is that you do not make the income they say. I was working a job making 11.50 an hour. When I was being interviewed here, the Manager said that I can easily make 12/hr which is a hourly pay plus commission. The only thing they failed to mention is you need to, on AVERAGE, sell over $1600 in product every 8 hour shift you work. Retails have their slow days in the weekdays so you know you are not making those numbers. Come my first paycheck, after having some great sale dates where I sold more then $2000 in product and averaging highest with my co-workers, my pay was just 7 cents above mininum wage. I left because they lied about the income I would make... You MUST average 1600 or higher on an 8 hour shift to break double digits, just work the math out for yourself! Also remember, you will be working on some hours where you are strictly helping doing inventory and they might pull you back off the floor too. So you will not always be on the sale floor. About 1/3 of your time could be spent in the back or on off hours and these negatively impact your sales as well.

    Advice to Management

    You guys treated me well and you taught a lot of good things about the retail business but even though you put me in the Assistant Manager in Training program, its a shame you had to hide the pay structure from me and not tell me upfront.


  2. Fun starting job.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - FREIGHT COORDINATOR in Jensen Beach, FL
    Current Employee - FREIGHT COORDINATOR in Jensen Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The best reason to work at Buckle is the employee discount you receive, it's 40%. The people are friendly and the work is easy enough.

    Cons

    The downside of Buckle is that they pay minimum wage if you work in the back and you rely on commission if you work up front.

    Advice to Management

    The management is terrific, they are very personal and are helpful with anything you need. They give great feedback and keep you busy.


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