Years of Experience
Average pay is typically $13.28 for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest fraction of Fry's Food and Drug Stores people (40 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $10.30 per hour.
Cashiers rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $13.77; Pharmacy Technicians come in second with typical earnings amounting to approximately $11.90, and Grocery Stockers rank near the top as well ($7.85).
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Pharmacy Technicians are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $12.55. Certified ServSafe Food Handlers with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at $12.03 per hour.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Retail Pharmacy; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $15.30. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; a solid majority of employees surveyed report using it at work. Employees also tend to know Data Entry, Cash Handling, and Inventory Management.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and a fair portion of workers use it to save for retirement. Most workers can count on health insurance, and just under one in three workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other perks are tuition reimbursement.