Does Walmart hire 15-year-olds?


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Walmart's minimum hiring age for hourly entry-level positions is 16 years old. Some positions, such as supervisors, require a minimum age of 18.

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Hourly entry-level positions 16-year-olds can apply for at Wal-Mart include cashiers, sales associates, stockers and receiving associates. Although wages vary by location, the average hourly worker at Wal-Mart makes just under $13 per hour plus benefits like a 401(k) pension, company share matching and a 10 percent employee discount.

Wal-Mart promotes widely from within, tapping approximately 7,000 hourly workers for management positions yearly and putting interested employees through the Wal-Mart Leadership Academy Program. As many as three quarters of current store managers were originally entry-level workers.

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