Average Hourly Rate for Publix Super Markets Inc Employees

Publix Super Markets Inc workers earn an average of $10.54 per hour normally and $17.25 during overtime hours. For the most part, employee paychecks at Publix Super Markets Inc fluctuate depending on how long you've been working; what you do at the company and geography also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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. The greater proportion of employees (46 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of around $9.97 per hour.


The highest average salaries go to Meat Cutters, who bring in close to $14.74 per hour, though Cake Decorators are not far behind at about $10.72 along with Grocery Store Stock Clerks ($10.63) and Customer Service Associates (approximately $10.35). On the lower end are Cashiers at $8.82 on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $14.07 per hour) can be spotted in Lakeland, Fla.; Orlando, Fla. (around $12.17), Atlanta, Ga. ($11.83), and Tampa, Fla. ($10.82) are the next top-paying cities. Miami, Fla. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $9.04, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Tennessee offers the highest pay at $11.55 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Pharmacists earn around $52.72 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. At Publix Super Markets Inc, employees who hold an Associate's Degree receive the highest pay at $14.00.


Employees who count Order Inventory among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $11.48 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Publix Super Markets Inc workforce; the greater part of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Cash Handling, Data Entry, and Customer Relations.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Publix Super Markets Inc can sometimes lack paid time off; 28 percent get paid vacation days, and 18 percent receive paid sick leave. A fair number of workers participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for a majority of survey participants, and for just over a half of workers, dental coverage is too. Some other advantages of working at Publix Super Markets Inc are a stock purchase plan, stock options, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
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