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Average Hourly Rate for Meijer, Inc. Employees

Meijer, Inc. offers employees an average of $10.82 per hour, with $19.96 for overtime. Where you live is the biggest factor affecting pay for Meijer, Inc. workers, followed by how long you've been working and what you do at the company. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Meijer, Inc. typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
at market
Similar companies include:
CVS / Pharmacy, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc
Employer: Meijer, Inc.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Pharmacy Technician (20)
$8.93 - $13.91  
[-]Pharmacy Technician (20)
Hourly Rate$8.93 - $13.91  
[+]Cashier (16)
$7.62 - $10.22  
[+]Cashier (16)
Hourly Rate$7.62 - $10.22  
[+]Meat Cutter (7)
$9.12 - $21.24  
[+]Meat Cutter (7)
Hourly Rate$9.12 - $21.24  
[+]Receiving Clerk (6)
$7.66 - $13.19  
[+]Receiving Clerk (6)
Hourly Rate$7.66 - $13.19  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 199
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Median pay is highest in Kalamazoo (approximately $33.75 per hour), followed by Dayton ($17.50), Lansing (around $13.91), and Detroit ($13.78). Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $10.55) is Grand Rapids. The highest pay by state can be found in Wisconsin, where pay average out at $18.00 per hour.

Years of Experience

Respondents with a company tenure of five to ten years tend to make $12.50. In a nutshell, the largest fraction of Meijer, Inc. people (44 percent) have been in their field for one to four years and earn around $9.36 per hour.


The highest paychecks go to Warehouse Clerks, who earn $15.50, closely trailed by Meat Cutters (about $13.80), Store Detectives ($13.50), and Pharmacy Technicians (approximately $10.10). Meijer, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Cashiers (around $8.30).

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Registered Pharmacist certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $57.84 and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Certified Immunization Pharmacist can certainly pay off here; those folks make $56.54. The best paid folks at Meijer, Inc. have a medical degree, earning $31.53 per hour.


Employees who count Retail Pharmacy among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $10.65. A garden variety skill at Meijer, Inc. is Customer Service; around two in five of Meijer, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Retail round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Meijer, Inc., including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for more than half of workers also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats

52 %
48 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $13
Hourly Rate
$8 - $18
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

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