Nearing the top of the pay scale are Meat Cutters, Head Cashiers, Front End Managers, and Cake Decorators; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $12.50 per hour, the other salaries come in at about $10.00, $9.05, and around $8.74, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Food City are Cashiers — the median salary for this role approaches $7.99.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $9.20 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (54 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $8.74 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $11.20 per hour) can be spotted in Morristown, Tenn.; Crossville, Tenn. ($10.25), Knoxville, Tenn. (approximately $9.79), and Maynardville, Tenn. ($9.25) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Prestonsburg, Ky. — at about $8.58, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in Kentucky, where pay average out at around $9.77 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Pharmacy Technicians receive bigger paychecks ($9.30 per hour) than those without credentials.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be People Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $10.40 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; a majority of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other skills in demand are Cash Handling, Retail, and Customer Relations.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of workers participate in a 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for more than a third of workers and dental coverage for close to a third of workers. Privileges also include life insurance.