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Lead Grocery Clerk Salary

Lead Grocery Clerks in the United States can expect wages of $13.92 per hour on average. Compensation ranges between $8.16 per hour and $21.40. The majority of Lead Grocery Clerks claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most Lead Grocery Clerks survey respondents are men (70 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$8.16 - $21.40
MEDIAN: $13.00

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$8.16 - $21.40  
$12.00 - $33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0.00 - $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).
$17,035 - $45,092  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 102

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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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Lead Grocery Clerks who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Fortunate workers who know Customer Service command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 49 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.

Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $22K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $30K. Lead Grocery Clerks bring in $35K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $37K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Lead Grocery Clerk Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Lead Grocery Clerk Salaries

Customer Service
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National Average

Order Inventory
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.


30 %
70 %

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: 84% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 14%