Bakery Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $13.50 per hour; Customer Service Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to around $12.51, while Deli Managers and Cake Decorators rank near the top as well ($12.00 and $10.50, respectively). Cashiers at Ingles Markets, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $7.33 on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $12.34 per hour. The largest slice of the Ingles Markets, Inc. workforce (65 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $9.05 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $12.25 per hour) can be spotted in Temple, Ga.; the company's headquarter city of Asheville, N.C. ($11.99), Swannanoa, N.C. ($10.74), and Blue Ridge, Ga. (about $10.24) are the next top-paying cities. Marshall, N.C. is near the bottom for pay at approximately $7.49. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of about $11.00 per hour) in Tennessee.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach around $12.25 per hour for Certified Pharmacy Technicians; non-accredited workers make much less. At Ingles Markets, Inc., employees who hold a GED or High School Diploma receive the highest pay at $9.50.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Retail Pharmacy; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $14.50 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; a majority of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other skills in demand are Order Inventory, Cash Handling, and Food Preparation.
Benefits and Perks
One in four employees have paid vacation, and only about one in eight respondents can take paid time off for illness. One-half of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for one-half, and nearly one in three workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Ingles Markets, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.