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Average Hourly Rate for Publix Super Markets Inc Employees

Publix Super Markets Inc offers employees an average of $10.76 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $17.43. Publix Super Markets Inc paychecks are largely negotiated based on your experience level, though your job title and your city are also considered. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Publix Super Markets Inc typically pays:
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Employer: Publix Super Markets 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.
[-]Deli Clerk (28)
$8.09 - $11.97  
[-]Deli Clerk (28)
Hourly Rate$8.09 - $11.97  
[+]Cashier (24)
$8.19 - $13.45  
[+]Cashier (24)
Hourly Rate$8.19 - $13.45  
[+]Cake Decorator (22)
$8.83 - $14.89  
[+]Cake Decorator (22)
Hourly Rate$8.83 - $14.89  
[+]Pharmacy Technician (21)
$8.85 - $14.02  
[+]Pharmacy Technician (21)
Hourly Rate$8.85 - $14.02  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 360

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Grocery Stores


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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Publix Super Markets Inc for between five and 10 years earn $11.74 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (43 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $9.82 per hour on average.


Meat Cutters are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $14.00 per hour on average; Certified Pharmacy Technicians are next on the list, bringing in close to about $11.76, followed by Pharmacy Technicians earning $10.86 and Cake Decorators making $10.39. Publix Super Markets Inc hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Cashiers (around $9.06 on average).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $14.09 per hour) can be spotted in West Palm Beach, Fla.; Lakeland, Fla. ($14.01), Orlando, Fla. (about $12.66), and Tampa, Fla. ($12.07) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Miami, Fla. at $10.80. Publix Super Markets Inc workers in Tennessee earn the most — around $11.55 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $52.72 per hour for Registered Pharmacists; non-accredited workers make much less. At Publix Super Markets Inc, employees who hold an Associate's Degree receive the highest pay at $11.02.


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 $12.58 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; the larger part deem it necessary for work. 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 a third of employees with paid vacation time and only one in five employees with sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and most employees use it to save for retirement. The larger part of respondents report having health insurance, and a majority of respondents report having dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a stock purchase plan, life insurance, stock options, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Publix Super Markets Inc


41 %
59 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $13
Hourly Rate
$8 - $14
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 84 votes.
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