Bagger Salary

The average Bagger in the United States earns approximately $8.07 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer and geographic location. Men make up the vast majority of Baggers (81 percent) who took the survey. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by slightly less than a third, and close to one-sixth earn vision coverage. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$7.25 - $9.52
(Median)
$7
$8
$9
MEDIAN: $8.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.25 - $9.52  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03 - $0.84  
Overtime
$0.61 - $17.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $297.99  
   
Profit Sharing
$322.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$15,115 - $20,379  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 305
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Job Description for Bagger

A bagger is a grocery store employee who is responsible for collecting customer's groceries, packaging them according to customer specifications, and possibly taking these groceries out to the customer's vehicle. A bagger is expected to be courteous and pay close attention to customer requests.

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Bagger Tasks

  • Check prices for other employees and customers as requested.
  • Stock merchandise or re-stock unwanted or returned merchandise on shelves in a retail store.
  • Bag and carry out merchandise for customers.
  • Move shopping carts to the appropriate area within the store.

Common Career Paths for Bagger


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Baggers who transition into a Customer Service Representative role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $29K per year.

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Salaries are easily beat at The Kroger Company, where median pay comes to just $16K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $15K and ending at $17K, range in salary is rather small.


Survey results show that Baggers typically report just a few professional skills. Customer Service and Cleaning are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Aptitude in Cleaning tends to also indicate an understanding of Customer Service.

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Experience Affects Bagger Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$17,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Skills That Affect Bagger Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

National Average
$17,000

Cleaning
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
33%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
medical benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 68%
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