Average Hourly Rate for Rural King Employees

Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $13.60), people who work for Rural King earn a median wage of $9.28 per hour. Geography primarily drives compensation; however, your job title and how long you've been working are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Rural King. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Residents of Mattoon, Ill. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $11.00 per hour; other top-paying cities include Leesburg, Fla. (around $9.74) and Angola, Ind. ($9.12). U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Illinois; pay there average to about $11.00 per hour.


Earning approximately $9.57 per hour on average, Cashiers receive the most money, followed by Retail Department Managers ($9.46), Receiving Managers ($9.19), and Office Managers (approximately $8.72).

Years of Experience

When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (68 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $9.19 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications, who make $10.00 per hour.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Cash Handling; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $9.08 per hour. A garden variety skill at Rural King is Customer Service; about one-half of Rural King's people use it regularly. Other top skills include Merchandising, Inventory Management, and Customer Relations.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly one in three workers participate in a 401(k) program. A majority of employees report having health insurance, and roughly two in five workers report having dental coverage. Privileges also include a stock purchase plan and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Rural King


63 %
38 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $11
Hourly Rate
$8 - $10
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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