Average Hourly Rate for Fareway Stores, Inc. Employees

Fareway Stores, Inc. (headquartered in Boone, Iowa) offers a host of job openings in the staple the retail, from Cashier to Meat Cutter. Fareway Stores, Inc. laborers see wages hovering around $11.49 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $23.10. Your experience level influences pay for Fareway Stores, Inc. workers the most, followed by what you do at the company and your city. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

Boone, Iowa 


Retail, Grocery Stores

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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $13.75 per hour. The largest slice of the Fareway Stores, Inc. workforce (33 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $9.12 per hour.


Meat Cutters are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $15.25 per hour on average; Grocery Clerks are next on the list, bringing in close to $15.21, followed by Meat Clerks earning approximately $10.61 and Cashiers making $9.19.


Residents of Ames, Iowa pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $15.72 per hour; other top-paying cities include Cedar Rapids, Iowa ($14.44) and Sioux City, Iowa (about $13.38).


In this position, it pays to have Order Inventory in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $13.38 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; a majority of Fareway Stores, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are Cash Handling, Retail, and Sales.

Benefits and Perks

Approximately half set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for nearly one-third of workers, and for slightly less than a third of workers, dental coverage is too.

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Key Stats for Fareway Stores, Inc.


28 %
72 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $11
Hourly Rate
$9 - $17
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

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