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Average Hourly Rate for Publix Super Markets Inc Employees

Employees of Publix Super Markets Inc bring in an average of $10.64 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $17.15. Your experience level primarily drives compensation; however, your job title and where you live are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Publix Super Markets Inc. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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United States of America 


Grocery Stores


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Years of Experience

Average pay is $11.58 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest fraction of Publix Super Markets Inc people (43 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $9.87 per hour on average.


Meat Cutters represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $15.00 per hour — though Certified Pharmacy Technicians, Grocery Store Stock Clerks, and Cake Decorators also do fairly well at about $11.50, approximately $11.48, and around $10.46, respectively. Cashiers at Publix Super Markets Inc do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $9.02 on average) at the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $14.09 per hour) can be spotted in West Palm Beach, Fla.; Lakeland, Fla. ($13.90), Orlando, Fla. ($12.47), and Tampa, Fla. ($12.07) are the next top-paying cities. At around $9.04, Miami, Fla. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Tennessee, where the average Publix Super Markets Inc employee makes $11.55 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Pharmacists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $52.72 per hour. The best paid folks at Publix Super Markets Inc have an Associate's Degree, earning $13.45 per hour.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Retail Pharmacy; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $12.61 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, the greater part of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Data Entry, Cash Handling, and Customer Relations were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Publix Super Markets Inc; the company rewards only 30 percent with paid vacation time and only one in five respondents with sick leave. A fair number of employees participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the larger part of respondents, and just over a half of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Employees can also look forward to a stock purchase plan, stock options, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Publix Super Markets Inc


41 %
59 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $13
Hourly Rate
$9 - $14
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
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