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. workers earn an average of $10.84 per hour normally and $16.06 during overtime hours. Though how long you've been working and geography do impact pay, your role at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at The Fresh Market, Inc. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

Read More
Employer: The Fresh Market, Inc.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Comp Managers: Start Here »

About This Company

Greensboro, North Carolina 



Fresh Market

Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Deli Managers, Meat Cutters, Bakers, and Produce Clerks; while the first receives the highest median pay at $15.50 per hour, the other salaries come in at $13.75, around $10.76, and about $10.74, respectively. Cashiers make an average approximately $9.11, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $10.37 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (55 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $10.52 per hour on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.48 per hour) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Williamsburg, Va. (approximately $11.28), Asheville, N.C. ($11.27), and the company's headquarter city of Greensboro, N.C. (around $11.00) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Newport News, Va.; in fact, at $8.86 it is one of the worst-paid cities. The Fresh Market, Inc. workers in Georgia earn the most — $13.00 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, who make $12.63 per hour. The Fresh Market, Inc. workers who hold an Associate's Degree are also well compensated, earning $11.51 on average.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Food Preparation; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $14.12 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; a solid majority deem it necessary for work. Many workers are also familiar with Cash Handling, Order Inventory, and Cleaning.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 8 percent. A 401(k) program is available, and a majority of employees use it to save for retirement. At The Fresh Market, Inc., a majority of workers have health insurance, and the larger part of employees have dental coverage. Some other perks are a casual working environment, company store discount, a stock purchase plan, and life insurance.

The Fresh Market, Inc. Employer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Key Stats for The Fresh Market, Inc.


42 %
58 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $11
Hourly Rate
$9 - $14
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 15 votes.

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Comp Managers: Start Here »
United States (change)

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon


Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.