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Average Hourly Rate for Ingles Markets, Inc. Employees

Ingles Markets, Inc. workers report earning an average of $10.24 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $16.02. Your experience level primarily drives compensation; however, your role at the company and where you live are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Ingles Markets, Inc. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Ingles Markets, Inc. typically pays:
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Employer: Ingles Markets, Inc.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Cake Decorator (4)
$7.13 - $13.48  
[-]Cake Decorator (4)
Hourly Rate$7.13 - $13.48  
[+]Stock Clerk, Grocery Store (3)
$9.48 - $14.95  
[+]Stock Clerk, Grocery Store (3)
Hourly Rate$9.48 - $14.95  
[+]Deli Clerk (3)
$7.37 - $10.88  
[+]Deli Clerk (3)
Hourly Rate$7.37 - $10.88  
[+]Produce Clerk (Grocery) (2)
$7.15 - $11.32  
[+]Produce Clerk (Grocery) (2)
Hourly Rate$7.15 - $11.32  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $11.98 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (47 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $8.90 per hour on average.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are General Supermarket Department Managers, Grocery Store Stock Clerks, Meat Cutters, and Cake Decorators; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $14.25 per hour, the other salaries come in at around $10.34, $9.98, and $9.25, respectively. Ingles Markets, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Produce Clerks ($8.63 on average).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.13 per hour) can be spotted in Waynesville, N.C.; Temple, Ga. (around $12.25), the company's headquarter city of Asheville, N.C. ($11.98), and Knoxville, Tenn. (approximately $10.13) are the next top-paying cities. At about $8.63, Hendersonville, N.C. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Ingles Markets, Inc. employees make the most in North Carolina, earning $10.86 per hour on average.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Retail Pharmacy among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $36.75 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; approximately half of Ingles Markets, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Order Inventory, Customer Relations, and Inventory Management.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Ingles Markets, Inc. gives paid vacation to 43 percent and paid sick leave to 29 percent. To plan for old age, the larger part of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. At Ingles Markets, Inc., close to one-half have health insurance, and nearly one-half have dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance.

Key Stats for Ingles Markets, Inc.


51 %
49 %
Hourly Rate
$7 - $11
Hourly Rate
$7 - $11
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
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