Average Hourly Rate for Meijer, Inc. Employees

Meijer, Inc. laborers see wages hovering around $10.82 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $19.96. The most important factor affecting pay for Meijer, Inc. employees is where you live, though your experience level and your job title play a role as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Meijer, Inc. typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
below market
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 (18)
$8.90 - $13.07  
[-]Pharmacy Technician (18)
Hourly Rate$8.90 - $13.07  
[+]Cashier (16)
$7.62 - $10.22  
[+]Cashier (16)
Hourly Rate$7.62 - $10.22  
[+]Receiving Clerk (6)
$7.56 - $13.20  
[+]Receiving Clerk (6)
Hourly Rate$7.56 - $13.20  
[+]Meat Cutter (6)
$9.19 - $19.14  
[+]Meat Cutter (6)
Hourly Rate$9.19 - $19.14  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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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: 194
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About This Company




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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $33.75 per hour) can be spotted in Kalamazoo; Dayton (around $17.50), Lansing ($13.91), and Detroit ($13.78) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Grand Rapids at $10.55. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Wisconsin, where the average salary is approximately $18.00 per hour.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years tend to make $12.50. The greater proportion of employees (44 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home approximately $9.36 per hour.


Bringing in the most money are Warehouse Clerks — their earnings average $15.50. Meat Cutters are a close second at about $13.80 along with Store Detectives ($13.50) and Pharmacy Technicians (around $10.10). Cashiers at Meijer, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $8.30) at the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $57.84 for Registered Pharmacists; non-accredited workers make much less. Becoming a Certified Immunization Pharmacist can certainly pay off here; those folks make $56.54. Meijer, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a medical degree — these employees rake in around $31.53 per hour.


Skill-wise, employees who report Retail Pharmacy as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning $10.65 on average. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; roughly two-fifths of employees surveyed report using it at work. A typical employee's toolkit also contains Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Retail.

Benefits and Perks

It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for more than half of workers, and a majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other advantages of working at Meijer, Inc. are life insurance, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Meijer, Inc.


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

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

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