The highest average salaries go to Customer Service Managers, who bring in close to around $20.45 per hour, though Pharmacy Technicians are not far behind at about $11.38 along with Certified Pharmacy Technicians ($11.37) and Produce Clerks ($9.35). Among the lower-paid positions at Jewel - Osco are Bakery Clerks — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $8.83.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Jewel - Osco for between five and 10 years earn $10.88 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of Jewel - Osco folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $9.23 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $20.45 per hour) can be spotted in Lisle, Ill.; Lake Zurich, Ill. ($12.47), Chicago, Ill. (approximately $11.75), and Aurora, Ill. ($10.75) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Des Plaines, Ill.; in fact, at around $10.28 it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Illinois offers the highest pay at $11.01 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers earn around $15.42 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Jewel - Osco provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate's Degree — these employees rake in $10.61 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Order Inventory; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $14.45 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Jewel - Osco is Customer Service; over one-half of employees use it for work. Cash Handling, Retail, and Customer Relations are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
38 percent receive paid vacation, and only one in seven workers get sick leave. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the larger part of employees, and half report receiving dental coverage as well. Jewel - Osco folks also make good use of flexible hours and life insurance.