Night Stocker Salary
For Night Stockers, hourly average wages total $10.74 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the company and location. Some workers in this field — slightly less than half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by around half and dental plans are enjoyed by more than two-fifths. Most Night Stockers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Male Night Stockers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Bonus||$1.57 - $2,285|
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|$17,745 - $32,347|
|Hourly Rate||$8.58 - $15.05|
|Overtime||$2.06 - $25.43|
|Bonus||$1.57 - $2,285|
|Total Pay (||$17,745 - $32,347|
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Night Stocker
Night Stockers fill the offices of leading firms The Kroger Company, Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., Safeway, Inc., Hy-Vee, Inc., and Lowe's Companies, Inc. Costco Wholesale Company leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $29K. Other big spenders include Lowe's Companies, Inc, H.E.B., and Sam's Club, top-paying firms where Night Stockers see paychecks nearing $24K, $24K, or $24K.
Other low-paying employers include Safeway, Inc. at $21K and The Kroger Company at $22K, though some Night Stockers there earn up to $33K.
Pay by Experience Level for Night Stocker
Pay by Experience for a Night Stocker has a positive trend. An entry-level Night Stocker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 330 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Night Stocker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 79 salaries. An experienced Night Stocker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 45 salaries. A Night Stocker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 20 salaries.
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