Average Hourly Rate for Publix Super Markets Inc Employees

Median pay for Publix Super Markets Inc workers sits around $10.84 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $17.27. For the most part, employee paychecks at Publix Super Markets Inc fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; how long you've been working and where you live also matter, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Grocery Stores


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Meat Cutters are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $15.12 per hour; Cake Decorators, Pharmacy Technicians, and Deli Clerks also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $11.33, $11.00, and $10.58, respectively. Financial compensation for Cashiers is rather low — on average only approximately $9.34 — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Average pay is about $11.71 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Publix Super Markets Inc folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $10.15 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($14.56 per hour) can be spotted in Lakeland, Fla.; Jacksonville, Fla. (around $11.97), Orlando, Fla. (approximately $11.14), and Tampa, Fla. ($10.86) are the next top-paying cities. Miami, Fla. is near the bottom for pay at about $9.95. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of North Carolina; pay there average to $12.83 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to about $16.92 per hour for Forklift Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Publix Super Markets Inc compensates B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA)-holders the most at $12.55 per hour.


In this position, it pays to have Retail Pharmacy in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $12.83 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Publix Super Markets Inc workforce; a fair number of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to know Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Data Entry.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only one in ten workers. Publix Super Markets Inc sponsors a 401(k) program, and over a third of workers use this option to save for their retirement. Publix Super Markets Inc provides health insurance to the larger part of employees, and a majority of employees do receive dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Publix Super Markets Inc are employee stock ownership plan (esop), stock options, a stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Publix Super Markets Inc


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56 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $13
Hourly Rate
$9 - $14

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 198 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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