History of Nike

Founded back in 1978, Nike today stands as one of the biggest shoe retailers in the whole World.  Traded on the NYSE under “NKE”, the company’s headquarters can be found in Beaverton, Oregon.  They employ more than 30,000 people in the World, as well as do over 18 billion in revenue on an annual basis.

Job Description / Average Wage

Sales Associate: You will help run the cash register, keep the floor cleaned, as well as stock the floor, as well as the shoes.  You will assist customers with any purchases that they may have, whether it’s finding a shirt size in the back, or a particular shoe size, you will work with, and follow all company standards.  The average wage is $8 to $12 a hour.

Stock / Backroom: You’re going to be in charge of working in the back room / inventory.   You’re going to help unload the trucks and bring the product to the right location.  You’re going to organize the shoes, clothing and more.  You will also bring the product to the front of the store where it will be stocked in the appropriate place.  You will help with everything from cleaning the back to pricing items.  The average wage is $8 to $12 a hour.

Cashier: You’re going to be required to work in the front of the store.  You’re going to ring up customers, take coupons, as well as handle credit card transactions and more.  You’re also going to ensure that the customer is happy with his/her purchase.  You will also help with processing returns and more.  The average wage is anywhere from $8 to $11 a hour.

Assistant Store Manager: You will watch over the employees when the main manager isn’t in the store.  You may be asked to open up the store, as well as close it down.  You will perform all the same duties as the sales associate, plus override particular transactions, as well as fill out paperwork.  The average wage for an assistant is $9 to $14 a hour.

Main Store Manager: You will run the entire store, hiring, as well as assigning tasks.  You will report all problems to the district manager, or corporate.  You will perform the same duties as the sales associate, and more.  Main store managers start around $31,000 a year+.


  • A medical insurance plan that includes disability, a well as life insurance.
  • Paid time off that includes holiday, personal days and more.
  • 15% off discounted plan, when purchasing stock.
  • Great room to grow
  • Retirement package that includes a 401(K) and more…

How to apply

If you want to work with the Nike Outlet store, there are a few ways that you can apply.  You can request a job application in the store itself, or if you want to apply online, you can use this search form, where you can find retail openings that you can apply for.