Sheetz, the Altoona-based restaurant and convenience chain announced a $2/hour wage increase for all of its 18,000 store employees which will go into effect on May 21, 2021.
Sheetz, which has close to 300 stores in Pennsylvania, and over 600 stores in total throughout the mid-Atlantic region, reports that the permanent increase equates to a $50 million annual investment.
In addition, Sheetz also announced an additional $1/hour wage increase from May 21, 2021 until September 23, 2021 for all store employees, a $12 million investment, according to Sheetz.
“To attract and retain top talent, we know we need to continue to invest in our employees,” said Travis Sheetz, president and 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.”