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

Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Smith's Food and Drug Stores offers a range of employment opportunities in the retail industry, from Cashier to Certified Pharmacy Technician. People employed by Smith's Food and Drug Stores tend to make around $12.84 per hour and $19.77 for overtime hours. How long you've been working is the biggest factor affecting pay for Smith's Food and Drug Stores workers, followed by your role at the company. This summary is derived from information collected in 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)
$8.12 - $14.25  
[-]Cashier (6)
Hourly Rate$8.12 - $14.25  
[+]Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) (3)
$9.23 - $18.37  
[+]Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) (3)
Hourly Rate$9.23 - $18.37  
[+]Produce Clerk (Grocery) (2)
$7.72 - $12.16  
[+]Produce Clerk (Grocery) (2)
Hourly Rate$7.72 - $12.16  
[+]Meat Clerk (2)
$6.89 - $10.29  
[+]Meat Clerk (2)
Hourly Rate$6.89 - $10.29  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Smith's Food and Drug Stores Details

1550 South Redwood Rd.
Salt Lake City, Utah 84104


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Years of Experience

A tenure of five to ten years results in average pay of $15.11. By and large, the biggest segment of Smith's Food and Drug Stores' workforce (44 percent) have been working for one to four years and take home approximately $10.91 per hour.


By state, Smith's Food and Drug Stores pays its New Mexico employees the most; the pay rate there is about $16.69 per hour.


Bringing in the most money are Certified Pharmacy Technicians — their earnings average $12.60. Cashiers are a close second at around $12.50 along with Produce Clerks ($9.38) and Meat Clerks ($7.62).

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach about $14.58 for Certified Pharmacy Technician s; non-accredited workers make much less. Smith's Food and Drug Stores compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at $34.56 per hour.


Skill-wise, employees who report Data Entry as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning around $16.52 on average. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; a majority of Smith's Food and Drug Stores' people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Retail Pharmacy.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of workers receive paid vacation from Smith's Food and Drug Stores, and most workers receive paid sick leave. Smith's Food and Drug Stores helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a majority of workers, and for more than half of workers, dental coverage is too. Advantages of working here also include life insurance and a stock purchase plan.

Key Stats

59 %
41 %
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
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

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