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Bagger Salary

Pay for Baggers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $8.08 per hour. Career duration is the main element affecting pay for this group — the specific employer and location are driving factors as well. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Baggers who answered the questionnnaire. Though the majority of Baggers do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Just under a third enjoy medical while close to a fourth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one in eight. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$7.24 - $9.63
MEDIAN: $8.00

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
Hourly Rate
$7.24 - $9.63  
Hourly Tips
$0.11 - $1.17  
$0.39 - $18.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$0.00 - $394.53  
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).
$15,090 - $20,402  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 208

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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.


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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Advancing into a Customer Service Representative role seems to be a popular career move for Baggers, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $29K per year. A Cashier or a Grocery Store Stock Clerk is a typical transition from a Bagger role.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Bagger

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.

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Experience Affects Bagger Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.


24 %
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 30% dental benefits Dental: 24%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 66%