Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $8.25 per hour. The largest fraction of Fry's Food and Drug Stores people (39 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $13.34 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $13.64 per hour) can be spotted in Tucson, Ariz.; Chandler, Ariz. (about $13.17), Phoenix, Ariz. ($9.96), and Peoria, Ariz. (approximately $8.07) are the next top-paying cities.
Bringing in the most money are Pharmacy Technicians — their earnings average $13.13 per hour. Produce Clerks are a close second at $11.05 along with Cashiers ($8.32) and Courtesy Clerks (approximately $8.06).
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $15.01 per hour for Certified Pharmacy Technicians, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Retail Pharmacy; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $14.75 per hour. A common skill in Fry's Food and Drug Stores' work force is Customer Service; a strong majority of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Data Entry, Cash Handling, and Retail.
Benefits and Perks
Only two-fifths of respondents at Fry's Food and Drug Stores enjoy paid vacation time, and just 30 percent can take sick leave. Fry's Food and Drug Stores sponsors a 401(k) program, and nearly one-half use this option to save for their retirement. The larger part of employees receive health insurance, and just over a half of workers get dental coverage. Fry's Food and Drug Stores employees also enjoy perks such as flexible hours.