Average Hourly Rate for The Fresh Market, Inc. Employees

Headquartered in Greensboro, N.C., The Fresh Market, Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the retail, from Meat Cutter to Cashier. The Fresh Market, Inc. laborers see wages hovering around $11.13 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $20.33. At The Fresh Market, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is how long you've been working — it impacts salary more than anything else — though geography and your role at the company each factor into the equation as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Greensboro, North Carolina 



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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $11.49 per hour. The largest slice of the The Fresh Market, Inc. workforce (53 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $10.68 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($14.13 per hour) can be spotted in Little Rock, Ark.; the company's headquarter city of Greensboro, N.C. (approximately $13.00), Mandeville, La. (about $12.75), and Atlanta, Ga. ($12.50) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Newport News, Va.; in fact, at around $9.20 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in North Carolina take home the most — about $12.88 per hour on average.


The highest paychecks go to Meat Cutters, who earn an average $14.17 per hour, closely trailed by Restaurant Assistant Managers ($13.50), Bakers ($12.14), and Assistant Produce Managers (approximately $11.51). Near the bottom at The Fresh Market, Inc. are Cashiers, pulling in an average of just $9.42.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers earn approximately $11.19 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The Fresh Market, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate of Arts (AA) — these employees rake in $12.10 per hour.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Order Inventory; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $12.01 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at The Fresh Market, Inc. is Customer Service, with a majority considering it a key competency. Three more common skills are Cash Handling, Food Preparation, and Customer Relations.

Benefits and Perks

For employees looking to save up for their golden years, The Fresh Market, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and roughly two in five workers participate. The Fresh Market, Inc. provides health insurance to the larger part of workers, and over one-half of workers do receive dental coverage. Privileges also include 401(a), company store discount, life insurance, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and employee stock purchase plan (espp).

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
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