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Average Hourly Rate for Ingles Markets, Inc. Employees

On average, Ingles Markets, Inc. employees receive $10.26 per hour, not counting the $16.88 for overtime. Ingles Markets, Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on your experience level, though your job title and your city are also considered. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Employer: Ingles Markets, Inc.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Cake Decorator (4)
$7.18 - $13.32  
[-]Cake Decorator (4)
Hourly Rate$7.18 - $13.32  
[+]Stock Clerk, Grocery Store (3)
$9.49 - $14.17  
[+]Stock Clerk, Grocery Store (3)
Hourly Rate$9.49 - $14.17  
[+]Deli Clerk (3)
$7.44 - $10.85  
[+]Deli Clerk (3)
Hourly Rate$7.44 - $10.85  
[+]Supermarket Department Manager, General (3)
$10.32 - $18.72  
[+]Supermarket Department Manager, General (3)
Hourly Rate$10.32 - $18.72  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Ingles Markets, Inc. for between five and ten years haul in $11.61 on average. 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.


Bringing in the most money are General Supermarket Department Managers — their earnings average around $14.00. Retail Meat Cutters are a close second at approximately $11.13 along with Grocery Store Stock Clerks ($10.34) and Cake Decorators (about $9.25). Near the bottom at Ingles Markets, Inc. are Pharmacy Technicians, pulling in just approximately $8.50.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.13 per hour) can be spotted in Waynesville; Temple (about $12.25), the company's headquarter city of Asheville ($11.99), and Knoxville ($10.13) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $7.88) is Spartanburg. Within the firm, employees working in North Carolina take home the most — about $10.86 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Pharmacy Technician certainly has its perks — salaries approach $11.50 and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification.


When it comes to skills, Retail Pharmacy seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $14.50. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; more than two-fifths of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Three more common skills are Order Inventory, Inventory Management, and Customer Relations.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Ingles Markets, Inc.; the company rewards only 38 percent with paid vacation time and only one in four workers with sick leave. More than half of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Ingles Markets, Inc. sponsors. For a majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and half get dental coverage, too. Other privileges include life insurance.

Key Stats

54 %
46 %
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
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

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