Lead Grocery Clerk Salary

The average Lead Grocery Clerk in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $14.15 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $8.20 per hour and $21.45. For the most part, Lead Grocery Clerks enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$8.20 - $21.45
(Median)
$8
$14
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.20 - $21.45  
   
Overtime
$12.08 - $32.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
   
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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$17,108 - $45,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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Job Description for Lead Grocery Clerk

  • Coordinate grocery clerks and assign clerks where needed in the store.
  • Remove merchandise from the pallet, apply label if necessary, and sort into appropriate locations.
  • Respond to customer inquiries in a courteous and prompt manner.

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Survey takers who work as Lead Grocery Clerks report a focused set of job skills. Fortunate workers who know Customer Service command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 47 percent above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Order Inventory.

Pay by Experience Level for Lead Grocery Clerk

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Lead Grocery Clerks, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $23K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $31K on average — a distinctly larger sum. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $35K in this role. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $39K.

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Experience Affects Lead Grocery Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Lead Grocery Clerk Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 47%

National Average
$30,000

Order Inventory
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 14%
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