|Total Pay (||$15,117 - $20,812|
|Hourly Rate||$7.25 - $9.88|
|Hourly Tips||$0.02 - $2.16|
|Overtime||$1.01 - $15.28|
|Total Pay (||$15,117 - $20,812|
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.Read More...
A bagger is expected to keep their work area clean. When necessary, a bagger is expected to help in other areas of the store, including stocking shelves and cleaning bathrooms. A bagger can also be asked to carry out other tasks in a store, such as collecting shopping carts, taking out trash, or assisting customers with finding an item. A bagger works both inside and outside of grocery stores and supermarkets. A bagger interacts with customers and a number of employees. A bagger works closely with cashiers, other baggers, and their direct supervisor while carrying out their primary duties. While carrying out other duties in the store, a bagger is expected to work closely with other members of staff in that area.
There are no educational requirements to become a bagger, but a bagger must be able to speak and read English be legally allowed to work in the United States. A bagger can work either part-time and full-time. A typical morning shift for a bagger will start an hour before store opening, and a typical night shift will end an hour after store closing.
- Bag and carry out merchandise for customers.
- Move shopping carts to the appropriate area within the store.
- Check prices for other employees and customers as requested.
- Stock merchandise or re-stock unwanted or returned merchandise on shelves in a retail store.
Common Career Paths for Bagger
Though not the most common occurrence, Baggers sometimes become Customer Service Representatives, where the average income is $29K per year. The most common next step for a Bagger is to become a Cashier or a Grocery Store Stock Clerk. The former position pays an additional $1K per year on average, and the latter position pays $3K more per year.
Popular Employer Salaries for Bagger
With a median salary of $16K, The Kroger Company provides Baggers with the lowest pay in their field; moreover, earnings are capped at only $17K, limiting employee salary growth.
Pay by Experience Level for Bagger
Pay by Experience for a Bagger has a positive trend. An entry-level Bagger with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $17,000 based on 349 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bagger with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $18,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Bagger which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 12 salaries. A Bagger with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 5 salaries.
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