Nearing the top of the pay scale are Pharmacy Technicians, Certified Pharmacy Technicians, Cashiers, and Courtesy Clerks; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $15.05 per hour, the other salaries come in at approximately $14.05, $13.30, and around $8.00, respectively.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $10.30 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Fry's Food and Drug Stores employees (41 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn $13.57 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Certifieds, who make approximately $15.05 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Merchandising; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $16.84 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; a solid majority consider it a key competency. Three more common skills are Retail Pharmacy, Data Entry, and Cash Handling.
Benefits and Perks
The company allows the larger part of survey participants to take paid time off for vacation, but only 38 percent get paid sick leave. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Fry's Food and Drug Stores sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Most employees can count on health insurance, and a majority of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Advantages of working here also include flexible hours and tuition reimbursement.