Entry-Level Deli Clerks can expect to earn an average of $9.51 per hour. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Deli Clerks bottoms out near $16K and approaches $25K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $1K from bonuses and almost $1K from profit sharing. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Entry-Level Deli Clerks (62 percent) who took the survey are female. Though the majority of Entry-Level Deli Clerks do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and the larger part lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by one-third and dental coverage is claimed by nearly one in four. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$15,205 - $29,590
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MEDIAN: $19,936
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$7.84 - $11.54
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$10K$20K$30K
Salary
$15,205 - $29,590  
   
Bonus
$19.65 - $1,100  
Profit Sharing
$51.65 - $1,021  
Total Pay (?
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$16,326 - $24,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.84 - $11.54  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.44  
Overtime
$8.72 - $18.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$19.65 - $1,100  
   
Profit Sharing
$51.65 - $1,021  
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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$16,326 - $24,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,392

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The Kroger Company, Publix Super Markets Inc, Safeway, Inc., Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, and Harris Teeter, Inc. are among the top companies that take on many Entry-Level Deli Clerks. Fred Meyer Inc pays the most with a median salary of $23K, though there is little variation overall ($19K to $32K). Other leaders in compensation levels are Sprouts Farmers Market LLC at $22K, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc at $22K, and BJ's Wholesale Club, where Entry-Level Deli Clerks annually earn $22K.

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $15K to just $22K — but The Kroger Company offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $17K. Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., Jewel - Osco and Meijer, Inc. are three other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $17K, $19K, and $19K.

Key Stats for Deli Clerk

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 174 votes.
075
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
10%
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 174 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 62%
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