Nearing the top of the pay scale are Customer Service Managers, Pharmacy Technicians, Certified Pharmacy Technicians, and Produce Clerks; while the first receives the highest median pay at $20.45 per hour, the other salaries come in at approximately $11.38, $11.37, and around $9.35, respectively. Bakery Clerks make an average about $8.83, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $10.88 per hour. The largest slice of the Jewel - Osco workforce (48 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $9.23 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($20.45 per hour) can be spotted in Lisle, Ill.; Lake Zurich, Ill. (approximately $12.47), Chicago, Ill. (about $11.75), and Aurora, Ill. ($10.75) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Des Plaines, Ill. — at $10.28, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Jewel - Osco workers in Illinois earn the most — $11.01 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $15.42 per hour. Jewel - Osco compensates Associate's Degree-holders the most at approximately $10.61 per hour.
When it comes to skills, Order Inventory seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $14.45 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; a little over a half of Jewel - Osco's people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are Cash Handling, Retail, and Customer Relations.
Benefits and Perks
Jewel - Osco lets only 38 percent take paid vacation and only one-seventh of workers take sick leave. Jewel - Osco workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for a majority of respondents and dental coverage for around half. Advantages of working here also include flexible hours and life insurance.