Apple retail employees are getting between two and five percent raises this year, which is less than what Apple provided during the pandemic, Bloomberg reports. Annual increases average about four percent, with increases extending to retail and AppleCare support employees.
Salary increases are provided along with employee certification, which is carried out in the fall. Last year, Apple proposed larger raises—8 to 10 percent—to combat labor shortages and efforts to unionize employees, but as Bloomberg notes, unionization campaigns have failed to gain traction and wages have risen in the United States has slowed.
Most Apple retail employees in the United States now earn between $22 and $30 an hour and receive restricted stock units worth up to $2,000 a year.