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Average Hourly Rate for H.E.B. Employees

H.E.B. offers employees an average of $11.72 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $19.00. Though how long you've been working and where you live are influential salary factors for those at H.E.B., your role at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. 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
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Employer: H.E.B.
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The highest average salaries go to Retail Store Managers, who bring in close to $18.64 per hour, though Pharmacy Technicians are not far behind at around $13.50 along with Bakers (approximately $12.38) and Grocery Stockers (about $12.00). Near the bottom at H.E.B. are Cashiers, pulling in an average of just $9.70.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $14.86 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (56 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of around $10.17 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($14.60 per hour) can be spotted in San Antonio, Texas; Houston, Texas ($13.66), College Station, Texas ($13.64), and Leander, Texas (about $12.86) are the next top-paying cities. Round Rock, Texas ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $9.94, it is one of the lowest-paid cities.

Certifications and Degrees

OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications receive bigger paychecks ($14.20 per hour) than those without credentials. At H.E.B., employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest pay at around $14.25.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Office Administration; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $16.80 per hour. A common skill in H.E.B.'s work force is Customer Service; more than half of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Cash Handling, Spanish Language, and Customer Relations.

Benefits and Perks

One-seventh of employees — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. A solid majority of survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a majority of workers, and a majority of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. H.E.B. employees also enjoy perks such as flexible hours, a company cell phone, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for H.E.B.


38 %
63 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $16
Hourly Rate
$9 - $15
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
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