Bringing in the most money are Meat Cutters — their earnings average $14.28 per hour. Frozen Food Stock Clerks are a close second at $12.50 along with Pharmacy Technicians (approximately $10.91) and Overnight Stockers (around $9.30). Earning only about $8.74 on average, Receiving Clerks make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($15.12 per hour) can be spotted in Kenosha, Wisc.; Kalamazoo, Mich. (approximately $13.25), Detroit, Mich. ($13.11), and Lansing, Mich. ($13.09) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Indianapolis, Ind. — at $10.36, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Wisconsin, where they average to about $13.96 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $11.48 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (53 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $9.40 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Registered Pharmacist certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $59.45 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Meijer, Inc. compensates B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA)-holders the most at approximately $18.52 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Retail Pharmacy among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $11.21 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; roughly one-half consider it a key competency. Three more common skills are Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Retail.
Benefits and Perks
Meijer, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and the larger part of survey participants use this option to save for their retirement. The larger part of respondents receive health insurance, and a majority of survey participants get dental coverage. The list of perks also includes life insurance, company store discount, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and private medical insurance (pmi).