Average Hourly Rate for Publix Super Markets Inc Employees

Publix Super Markets Inc laborers see wages hovering around $10.54 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $17.25. How long you've been working primarily drives compensation; however, what you do at the company and geography are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Publix Super Markets Inc. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Publix Super Markets Inc for between five and 10 years earn $11.26 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (46 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $9.97 per hour on average.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Meat Cutters, Cake Decorators, Grocery Store Stock Clerks, and Customer Service Associates; while the first receives the highest median pay at $14.74 per hour, the other salaries come in at $10.72, about $10.63, and around $10.35, respectively. Near the bottom at Publix Super Markets Inc are Cashiers, pulling in an average of just $8.82.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $14.07 per hour) can be spotted in Lakeland, Fla.; Orlando, Fla. (approximately $12.17), Atlanta, Ga. (around $11.83), and Tampa, Fla. ($10.82) are the next top-paying cities. At $9.04, Miami, Fla. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of about $11.55 per hour) in Tennessee.

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Pharmacists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $52.72 per hour. At Publix Super Markets Inc, employees who hold an Associate's Degree receive the highest pay at $14.00.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Order Inventory; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $11.48 per hour. A garden variety skill at Publix Super Markets Inc is Customer Service; the larger part of Publix Super Markets Inc's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Cash Handling, Data Entry, and Customer Relations.

Benefits and Perks

28 percent receive paid vacation, and only 18 percent get sick leave. A fair number of survey participants save for retirement through Publix Super Markets Inc's 401(k) plan. A majority of employees report having health insurance, and a little over a half of workers report having dental coverage. Publix Super Markets Inc folks also make good use of a stock purchase plan, stock options, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Rated 4 out of 5
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