The highest paychecks go to Butchers, who earn an average approximately $18.60 per hour, closely trailed by Scanning Coordinators ($14.87), Bakers ($13.77), and Meat Clerks (about $12.15). Near the bottom at Bashas' Inc. are Baristas, pulling in an average of just around $10.07.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($16.59 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Chandler, Ariz.; Peoria, Ariz. (about $14.12), Mesa, Ariz. (approximately $13.00), and Avondale, Ariz. ($12.06) are the next top-paying cities. Phoenix, Ariz. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $12.00.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $12.50 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (43 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $11.86 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications earn around $16.21 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Retail Pharmacy; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $36.40 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, close to two-fifths of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other skills in demand are Retail, Cash Handling, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Bashas' Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a majority of survey participants participate. At Bashas' Inc., about two in five workers have health insurance, and nearly two in five workers have dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance.