Bagger Salary

The average Bagger in the United States earns approximately $8.16 per hour. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by career length, but the particular city and the individual firm are influential factors as well. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Just under one-fifth get medical and dental insurance, and approximately one-sixth get vision plans, too. The vast majority of Baggers (82 percent) who took the survey are men. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$15,497 - $22,382
$19K
MEDIAN: $19,000
50%

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$7.25 - $9.88
$7
$8
$9
MEDIAN: $8.16
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$8K$16K$24K
Salary
$19,000  
   
Bonus
$50.00  
Profit Sharing
$129.50  
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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$15,117 - $20,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.25 - $9.88  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.02 - $2.16  
Overtime
$1.01 - $15.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$50.00  
   
Profit Sharing
$129.50  
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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$15,117 - $20,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 373

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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

  • 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


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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.

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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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Key Stats for Bagger

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
37%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Bagger Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

Experienced
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$17,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Bagger Salaries

Bagger
▲4%


Cleaning
▲1%

National Average
$17,000

bagging
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
37%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 74%