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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, from Cashier to Certified Pharmacy Technician. Smith's Food and Drug Stores workers earn an average of $12.84 per hour normally and $22.40 during overtime hours. Your experience level primarily drives compensation; however, what you do at the company and where you live are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Smith's Food and Drug Stores. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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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 10 years earn approximately $15.07 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (48 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $11.40 per hour on average.


Front End Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $15.05 per hour; Grocery Stockers, Cashiers, and Certified Pharmacy Technicians also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $12.84, around $12.72, and $12.12, respectively. Near the bottom at Smith's Food and Drug Stores are Meat Clerks, pulling in an average of just about $7.62.


By state, Arizona offers the highest pay at around $16.06 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Being an OSHA Forklift Operator Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach $17.71 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in $34.56 per hour.


Employees who count Retail Pharmacy among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $16.50 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; the larger part of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other skills in demand are Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Computer Service.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of employees enjoy paid vacation, and for the larger part of survey participants, paid sick leave is also a given. Smith's Food and Drug Stores workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A solid majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for a majority of survey participants also include dental insurance. Privileges also include life insurance and a stock purchase plan.

Key Stats for Smith's Food and Drug Stores


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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
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