Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $10.75 per hour. The largest fraction of Jewel - Osco people (46 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $9.24 per hour on average.
The highest average salaries go to Customer Service Managers, who bring in close to $20.45 per hour, though Pharmacy Technicians are not far behind at around $11.38 along with Certified Pharmacy Technicians ($11.37) and Grocery Stockers ($9.70). On the lower end are Bakery Clerks at approximately $8.83 on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($20.45 per hour) can be spotted in Lisle, Ill.; Lake Zurich, Ill. (around $12.47), Chicago, Ill. ($11.02), and Aurora, Ill. ($10.75) are the next top-paying cities. At about $10.28, Des Plaines, Ill. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Illinois; pay there average to $10.86 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $15.42 per hour. Jewel - Osco workers who hold an Associate's Degree are also well compensated, earning $10.61 on average.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Order Inventory; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $14.45 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; just over a half of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Cash Handling, Retail, and Customer Relations were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Only 38 percent at Jewel - Osco enjoy paid vacation time, and just one-seventh of employees can take sick leave. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Jewel - Osco, one-half of workers have health insurance, and approximately half of workers have dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Jewel - Osco are flexible hours and life insurance.