General Supermarket Department Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $14.25 per hour; Customer Service Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $12.51, while Grocery Store Stock Clerks and Cake Decorators rank near the top as well ($10.34 and $9.25, respectively). Cashiers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $7.38.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $11.98 per hour. The largest slice of the Ingles Markets, Inc. workforce (52 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $9.00 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.13 per hour) can be spotted in Waynesville, N.C.; Temple, Ga. ($12.25), the company's headquarter city of Asheville, N.C. (approximately $11.98), and Knoxville, Tenn. (around $10.13) are the next top-paying cities. Hendersonville, N.C. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $8.63. The highest pay by state can be found in Georgia, where pay average out at around $10.30 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Retail Pharmacy; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $36.75 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Ingles Markets, Inc. is Customer Service; half of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Order Inventory, Customer Relations, and Cash Handling.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about a third of respondents receiving paid vacation and about one in five workers receiving sick leave. A majority of respondents contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. For a majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and half of workers get dental coverage, too. Privileges also include life insurance and flexible hours.