General Supermarket Department Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $14.25 per hour — though Customer Service Managers, Cake Decorators, and Grocery Store Stock Clerks also do fairly well at around $12.51, $10.50, and approximately $10.24, respectively. Cashiers make an average $7.25, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $12.24 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (59 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $9.10 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $12.25 per hour) can be spotted in Temple, Ga.; the company's headquarter city of Asheville, N.C. ($11.99), Waynesville, N.C. (around $10.75), and Conyers, Ga. ($10.24) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($8.63) in Hendersonville, N.C., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Tennessee, where the average Ingles Markets, Inc. employee makes $10.63 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 about $36.75 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Ingles Markets, Inc. workforce; slightly more than half of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Order Inventory, Customer Relations, and Cash Handling round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Ingles Markets, Inc.; the company rewards only 36 percent with paid vacation time and only one in five employees with sick leave. The larger part of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Ingles Markets, Inc. provides health insurance to slightly more than half of workers, and close to two-fifths of workers do receive dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are life insurance and flexible hours.