Night Stocker Salary
Night Stockers in the United States can expect wages of $10.60 per hour on average. While the specific employer and location impact pay for this group, career duration is the most influential factor. Most Night Stockers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Just over two-fifths of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, close to one-half report medical coverage and more than two-fifths claim dental coverage as well. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
|Bonus||$1.20 - $2,061|
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|$17,698 - $31,927|
|Hourly Rate||$8.56 - $14.75|
|Overtime||$9.37 - $25.19|
|Bonus||$1.20 - $2,061|
|Total Pay (||$17,698 - $31,927|
Job Description for Night Stocker
Night stocker positions are typically available at a wide variety of retailers and other stores, but they are most common at grocery stores and large retailers. The typical duties of night stockers include tasks such as shelf stocking and backroom duties such as cleaning up spills and general housekeeping. During their shift, night stockers must maintain a friendly and professional attitude toward any customers they may encounter. Being able to stick to a strict daily work schedule as set by management is important as well.Read More...
The work environment is typically indoors, but brief periods may be spent outside to unload trucks for some work locations. The night stocker typically works with teams of other stockers, and cooperation with management and supervisors is expected. Work shifts vary based on the needs of the employer, but night stockers typically work during closing or off-peak hours. Risk and exposure should be mitigated if company policy is followed, but physical strain and safety risks may be present at times.
Most positions require a high school diploma or equivalent, and most have no work experience requirements. However, the ability to perform physical tasks such as bending, squatting, lifting, climbing, and standing are mandatory. Lifting may include items of 80 pounds or more on a regular basis depending on the employer, so endurance and strength are necessary. Specific equipment used by night stockers may vary from company to company, but most is limited to basic tool operation such as box balers and safety cutters.
Night Stocker Tasks
- Inventory stock items and record data manually or using computer.
- Document discrepancies and adjust errors.
- Deliver incoming stock to various departments.
- Verify, inspect and label incoming orders and store in central supply area.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Night Stocker
Night Stockers flock to The Kroger Company, Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., Safeway, Inc., Hy-Vee, Inc., and Lowe's Companies, Inc, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Costco Wholesale Company offers the largest salaries in town — $29K on average. Soaring salaries can also be found at Lowe's Companies, Inc, Sam's Club, and Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., where earnings of $24K, $24K, or $24K are standard for Night Stockers.
Also approaching the lower end are Safeway, Inc. at $21K, Hy-Vee, Inc. at $22K, and The Kroger Company at $22K.
Pay by Experience Level for Night Stocker
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Night Stockers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The average inexperienced worker earns $21K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $25K. Night Stockers see a median salary of $31K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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 $33K.
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