Grocery Stocker Salary

Pay for Grocery Stockers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $10.00 per hour. Pay ranges from $8.02 per hour on the low end to $14.36 on the high end. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by experience level, followed by the particular city and the specific company. Approximately half of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, slightly less than half report medical coverage and about two in five claim dental coverage as well. Male Grocery Stockers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Most Grocery Stockers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$19,000 - $33,429
$30K
MEDIAN: $30,000
50%

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$8.02 - $14.36
$8
$10
$14
MEDIAN: $10.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$30,000  
   
Bonus
$0.16 - $1,010  
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$16,779 - $30,769  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.02 - $14.36  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.64  
Overtime
$8.98 - $23.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.16 - $1,010  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
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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$16,779 - $30,769  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 313

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Job Description for Grocery Stocker

Positions as grocery stockers are available at a variety of grocery stores, though the size of teams and available openings depend on the size of the employing store. Some grocery stockers may work in a relatively independent position, while others need to coordinate with other employees performing stocking duties. Most of the stocker's work consists of receiving and stocking items carried by the store, as well as performing tasks such as cleaning the store, ensuring prices are accurately displayed, removing expired products, and setting up displays.

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Grocery Stocker Tasks

  • Shelve groceries in an attractive, hygienic manner.
  • Attend meetings and assist with emergency deliveries.
  • Answer questions and handle maintenance problems.
  • Move products and packaging from one location of the store to another safely.
  • Check inventory and update stock totals.

Common Career Paths for Grocery Stocker


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Grocery Stockers who transition into a Supermarket Dairy & Frozen Foods Department Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $28K per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Grocery Stocker


Dominating the field, The Kroger Company, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Whole Foods Market, Inc., Food Lion, and Safeway, Inc. are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Grocery Stockers. The biggest paychecks can be found at Safeway, Inc. — the median salary there is $25K.

For Grocery Stockers, below-average salaries can be found at Food Lion; in fact, average earnings are around $20K, the lowest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($17K versus $30K) is great.

Pay by Experience Level for Grocery Stocker

Pay by Experience for a Grocery Stocker has a positive trend. An entry-level Grocery Stocker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 216 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Grocery Stocker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 72 salaries. An experienced Grocery Stocker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 52 salaries. A Grocery Stocker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 19 salaries.

Grocery Stocker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Grocery Stocker?

Grocery Stocker in High Point:
"Being a stocker at food lion is extremely fast paced."
Pros: I like the work itself. I like the opportunities there are for those who work hard.
Cons: The pay is what I like the least. For the responsibilities I have on my shoulders is a lot for what I make.

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Key Stats for Grocery Stocker

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Grocery Stocker Salaries

▲51%

▲21%

▲5%

National Average
$21,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Grocery Stocker Salaries


National Average
$21,000


stocking
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 49%
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