Average Hourly Rate for Ingles Markets, Inc. Employees

Ingles Markets, Inc. workers report earning an average of $10.26 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $16.88. The most important factor affecting pay for Ingles Markets, Inc. employees is how long you've been working, though your job title and where you live play a role as well. 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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Cake Decorator (4)
$7.15 - $13.33  
[-]Cake Decorator (4)
Hourly Rate$7.15 - $13.33  
[+]Stock Clerk, Grocery Store (3)
$9.44 - $14.14  
[+]Stock Clerk, Grocery Store (3)
Hourly Rate$9.44 - $14.14  
[+]Deli Clerk (3)
$7.38 - $11.04  
[+]Deli Clerk (3)
Hourly Rate$7.38 - $11.04  
[+]Supermarket Department Manager, General (3)
$10.33 - $18.51  
[+]Supermarket Department Manager, General (3)
Hourly Rate$10.33 - $18.51  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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About This Company



Grocery Stores

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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $11.61. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (48 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $8.80 per hour.


The highest paychecks go to General Supermarket Department Managers, who earn around $14.00, closely trailed by Retail Meat Cutters ($11.13), Grocery Store Stock Clerks ($10.34), and Cake Decorators (approximately $9.25). Pharmacy Technicians are among the lowest paid at $8.50.


Median pay is highest in Waynesville ($13.13 per hour), followed by Temple (around $12.25), the company's headquarter city of Asheville (about $11.99), and Knoxville ($10.13). At approximately $7.88, Spartanburg is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in North Carolina, where pay average out at $10.86 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Pharmacy Technicians, who make around $11.50.


In this position, it pays to have Retail Pharmacy in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $14.50. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, just over two-fifths of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Order Inventory, Inventory Management, and Customer Relations round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 38 percent receiving paid vacation and a quarter of workers receiving paid sick days. A majority of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. More than half of workers can count on health insurance, and a little more than half of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. The list of perks also includes life insurance.

Key Stats for Ingles Markets, Inc.


55 %
45 %
Hourly Rate
$7 - $12
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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