Average Hourly Rate for Jewel - Osco Employees

Jewel - Osco workers earn an average of $11.69 per hour normally and $22.17 during overtime hours. Though how long you've been working and geography are influential salary factors for those at Jewel - Osco, what you do at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: Jewel - Osco
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[-]Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) (4)
$9.22 - $15.46  
[-]Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) (4)
Hourly Rate$9.22 - $15.46  
[+]Bakery Clerk (3)
$7.88 - $11.51  
[+]Bakery Clerk (3)
Hourly Rate$7.88 - $11.51  
[+]Produce Clerk (Grocery) (3)
$7.99 - $16.30  
[+]Produce Clerk (Grocery) (3)
Hourly Rate$7.99 - $16.30  
[+]Pharmacy Technician (3)
$9.00 - $16.19  
[+]Pharmacy Technician (3)
Hourly Rate$9.00 - $16.19  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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Customer Service Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $20.45 per hour; Certified Pharmacy Technicians come in second with average earnings amounting to $11.85, while Grocery Store Stock Clerks and Cashiers rank near the top as well (approximately $11.32 and $10.81, respectively). On the lower end are Bakery Clerks at about $8.83 on average.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $10.73 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Jewel - Osco folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $9.70 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $20.45 per hour) can be spotted in Lisle, Ill.; Rolling Meadows, Ill. ($14.05), Chicago, Ill. ($12.49), and Aurora, Ill. (about $10.97) are the next top-paying cities. Des Plaines, Ill. is near the bottom for pay at around $10.28. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Illinois pays Jewel - Osco the most — $11.69 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Certifieds have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $14.50 per hour. Regarding pay and education, Jewel - Osco pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — $18.55.


In this position, it pays to have Order Inventory in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $17.78 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; a majority of employees surveyed report using it at work. Employees also tend to know Retail Pharmacy, Cash Handling, and Retail.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Jewel - Osco gives paid vacation to two in five workers and paid sick leave to one in six employees. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Jewel - Osco, roughly one-half have health insurance, and one-half have dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Jewel - Osco are life insurance and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Jewel - Osco


54 %
46 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $18
Hourly Rate
$9 - $15
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
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