Average Hourly Rate for Jewel - Osco Employees

Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $17.05), people who work for Jewel - Osco earn a median wage of $10.25 per hour. At Jewel - Osco, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your experience level — it impacts salary more than anything else — though where you live and your role at the company each factor into the equation as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $11.23 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Jewel - Osco folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average approximately $9.21 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $15.65 per hour) can be spotted in Orland Park, Ill.; Moline, Ill. (around $13.25), Chicago, Ill. ($12.48), and Bartlett, Ill. ($11.32) are the next top-paying cities. At about $9.90, Grayslake, Ill. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country.


The highest paychecks go to Certified Pharmacy Technicians, who earn an average approximately $11.35 per hour, closely trailed by Pharmacy Technicians ($10.81), Produce Clerks ($10.45), and Deli Clerks (around $9.50). Among the lower-paid positions at Jewel - Osco are Bakery Clerks — the median salary for this role approaches $8.90.

Certifications and Degrees

Being an OSHA Forklift Operator Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach $15.05 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Jewel - Osco provides the highest financial reward to those with a Certificate (Cert), Information Technology (IT) — these employees rake in approximately $12.35 per hour.


Employees who count Inventory Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $11.77 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; the larger part of Jewel - Osco's people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Cash Handling, Retail, and Customer Relations.

Benefits and Perks

Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For about one-half, benefits include health insurance, and more than a third of workers get dental coverage, too. Some other advantages of working at Jewel - Osco are flexible hours and life insurance.

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