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Average Hourly Rate for H.E.B. Employees

The average pay for H.E.B. employees is $11.83 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $21.62. H.E.B. paychecks are largely negotiated based on your job title, though your experience level and geography are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

H.E.B. typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
at market
Similar companies include:
CVS / Pharmacy, Walgreen's Pharmacy, Walgreen Co.
Employer: H.E.B.
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Retail Store Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $18.64 per hour; Pharmacy Technicians, Bakers, and Grocery Stockers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $14.75, $12.38, and around $12.00, respectively. On the lower end are Cashiers at $9.72 on average.

Years of Experience

Average pay is $14.86 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of H.E.B. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $10.22 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $14.72 per hour) can be spotted in Killeen, Texas; San Antonio, Texas ($14.60), Houston, Texas ($13.66), and College Station, Texas ($13.64) are the next top-paying cities. Granbury, Texas is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $10.69.

Certifications and Degrees

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Certifieds have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $15.25 per hour. The best paid folks at H.E.B. have a Bachelor's Degree, earning about $14.25 per hour.


Employees who count Office Administration among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $16.80 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among H.E.B. workers, with a little more than half of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Cash Handling, Sales, and Spanish Language.

Benefits and Perks

The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only one-seventh of workers report compensation for sick days and vacation time. A solid majority of survey participants take advantage of the 401(k) plan that H.E.B. sponsors. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a majority of workers, and the larger part of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are flexible hours, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for H.E.B.


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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
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