Average Hourly Rate for Publix Super Markets Inc Employees

Publix Super Markets Inc offers employees an average of $10.54 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $17.12. How long you've been working primarily drives compensation; however, your role at the company and geography are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Publix Super Markets Inc. The data for this overview comes from 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 approximately $11.13 per hour. The largest slice of the Publix Super Markets Inc workforce (47 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $9.95 per hour.


Meat Cutters are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $14.48 per hour on average; Cake Decorators are next on the list, bringing in close to $10.85, followed by Grocery Store Stock Clerks earning $10.63 and Customer Service Associates making $10.50. Financial compensation for Cashiers is rather low — on average only approximately $8.82 — relative to the rest of the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $14.23 per hour) can be spotted in Lakeland, Fla.; Orlando, Fla. ($12.66), Atlanta, Ga. ($11.83), and Tampa, Fla. ($10.59) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Miami, Fla.; in fact, at about $9.24 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across Publix Super Markets Inc's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Tennessee earn the most, taking home $11.35 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Pharmacists receive bigger paychecks (about $52.99 per hour) than those without credentials. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate's Degree; Publix Super Markets Inc awards $14.00 to these degree-holders.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Order Inventory; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $11.48 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, a majority of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Some other standard skills here are Cash Handling, Data Entry, and Customer Relations.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 29 percent receiving paid vacation and one in six employees receiving paid sick days. To plan for old age, a solid majority of survey participants maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. A majority of survey participants report having health insurance, and just over a half of workers report having dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a stock purchase plan, stock options, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

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