Average Hourly Rate for Publix Super Markets Inc Employees

Publix Super Markets Inc offers employees an average of $10.50 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $16.67. Though your experience level and your city do impact pay, what you do at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at Publix Super Markets Inc. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Meat Cutters, Certified Pharmacy Technicians, Cake Decorators, and Pharmacy Technicians; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $15.26 per hour, the other salaries come in at approximately $12.89, $11.38, and about $10.27, respectively. On the lower end are Cashiers at $8.86 on average.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $11.18 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (50 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $9.97 per hour on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $14.18 per hour) can be spotted in Lakeland, Fla.; Orlando, Fla. (approximately $11.74), Atlanta, Ga. ($11.73), and Tampa, Fla. (about $10.57) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Miami, Fla.; in fact, at $9.24 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of around $12.63 per hour) in North Carolina.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Registered Pharmacists, who make $52.99 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA); Publix Super Markets Inc awards approximately $12.90 to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Retail Pharmacy; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $12.75 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; the larger part consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Data Entry as well.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. A majority of workers receive health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants get dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a stock purchase plan, stock options, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and employee stock ownership plan (esop).

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Key Stats for Publix Super Markets Inc


43 %
57 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $12
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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