Average Hourly Rate for Publix Super Markets Inc Employees

Employees of Publix Super Markets Inc bring in an average of $10.74 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $16.87. Your experience level influences pay for Publix Super Markets Inc workers the most, followed by your city and your job title. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Publix Super Markets Inc typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
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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.
[-]Pharmacy Technician (23)
$8.88 - $14.11  
[-]Pharmacy Technician (23)
Hourly Rate$8.88 - $14.11  
[+]Deli Clerk (22)
$8.11 - $12.38  
[+]Deli Clerk (22)
Hourly Rate$8.11 - $12.38  
[+]Cashier (22)
$7.99 - $13.90  
[+]Cashier (22)
Hourly Rate$7.99 - $13.90  
[+]Cake Decorator (20)
$8.87 - $14.63  
[+]Cake Decorator (20)
Hourly Rate$8.87 - $14.63  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 329
United States (change)

About This Company

United States of America 


Grocery Stores


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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Publix Super Markets Inc for between five and ten years earn approximately $12.04 on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Publix Super Markets Inc employees (41 percent) have one to four years of experience and typically earn $9.66 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($15.25 per hour) can be spotted in Atlanta; Lakeland (about $14.42), Tampa (around $12.35), and Orlando ($11.00) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Miami; in fact, at approximately $10.00 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across Publix Super Markets Inc's U.S. offices, employees in the state of North Carolina earn the most, taking home $12.63 per hour.


Meat Cutters represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $13.31 — though Pharmacy Technicians, Cake Decorators, and Customer Service Associates also do fairly well at around $10.77, $10.50, and $10.32, respectively. On the lower end are Grocery Store Stock Clerks at around $9.03.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to approximately $52.33 for Registered Pharmacists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming a Comptia A+ Service Technician can certainly pay off here; those folks make $14.45. Publix Super Markets Inc workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning $10.66 on average.


When it comes to skills, Retail Pharmacy seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $12.79. A garden variety skill at Publix Super Markets Inc is Customer Service; more than half of Publix Super Markets Inc's people use it regularly. Data Entry, Customer Relations, and Cash Handling are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Publix Super Markets Inc lets only 35 percent take paid vacation and only one in four workers take sick leave. The greater part of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Publix Super Markets Inc provides health insurance to more than half of workers, and a majority of workers do receive dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include a stock purchase plan, stock options, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Publix Super Markets Inc


41 %
59 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $14
Hourly Rate
$8 - $15
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 88 votes.

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