Average Hourly Rate for Smith's Food and Drug Stores Employees

Smith's Food and Drug Stores (headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah) offers a host of job openings in the staple the retail sector, from Cashier to Certified Pharmacy Technician. Median pay for Smith's Food and Drug Stores workers sits around $12.84 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $19.77. Your experience level plays the largest role in compensation at Smith's Food and Drug Stores, but your role at the company affects income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

Employer: Smith's Food and Drug Stores
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Cashier (6)
$8.11 - $14.29  
[-]Cashier (6)
Hourly Rate$8.11 - $14.29  
[+]Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) (3)
$9.28 - $18.38  
[+]Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) (3)
Hourly Rate$9.28 - $18.38  
[+]Produce Clerk (Grocery) (2)
$7.67 - $12.14  
[+]Produce Clerk (Grocery) (2)
Hourly Rate$7.67 - $12.14  
[+]Meat Clerk (2)
$6.90 - $10.33  
[+]Meat Clerk (2)
Hourly Rate$6.90 - $10.33  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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About This Company

1550 South Redwood Rd.
Salt Lake City, Utah 84104


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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Smith's Food and Drug Stores for between five and ten years earn around $15.11 on average. The largest fraction of Smith's Food and Drug Stores people (44 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $10.91 per hour.


Across its U.S. offices, the state of New Mexico pays Smith's Food and Drug Stores the most — $16.69 per hour on average.


Earning approximately $12.60 on average, Certified Pharmacy Technicians receive the most money, followed by Cashiers ($12.50), Produce Clerks ($9.38), and Meat Clerks ($7.62).

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $14.58 for Certified Pharmacy Technicians; non-accredited workers make much less. The best paid folks at Smith's Food and Drug Stores have a Bachelor's Degree, earning $34.56 per hour.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Data Entry; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $16.52. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Smith's Food and Drug Stores workforce; more than half of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Retail Pharmacy round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Tending toward generosity, Smith's Food and Drug Stores provides paid vacation to a strong majority of workers and sick leave to a fair portion of workers. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. More than half of workers report having health insurance, and a majority of workers report having dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include life insurance and a stock purchase plan.

Key Stats for Smith's Food and Drug Stores


57 %
43 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $16
Hourly Rate
$11 - $18
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 11 votes.

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