Walmart is boosting pay for 165,000 associates, specifically those in team leadership roles. In some cases, associates will see their pay raised from the $11 minimum to $15 an hour. In others, the raises could bring certain associates' pay up to $30 an hour. The changes will take effect in October.
Walmart says the new wage structure “is built around higher-skilled jobs of the future, and the compensation for those roles reflects that.”