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Night Stocker Salary

Earnings for Night Stockers in the United States come in at around $9.73 per hour on average. Compensation ranges between $7.93 per hour and $13.19. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Male Night Stockers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Though the majority of Night Stockers do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. While some workers in this profession — approximately half — do not have any health coverage, approximately one-half do receive medical benefits and approximately two in five have dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$7.93 - $13.19
MEDIAN: $9.00

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$7.93 - $13.19  
$9.90 - $19.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0.00 - $805  
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).
$16,535 - $28,044  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 187
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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.


Night Stocker Tasks

  • Deliver incoming stock to various departments.
  • Verify, inspect and label incoming orders and store in central supply area.
  • Inventory stock items and record data manually or using computer.
  • Document discrepancies and adjust errors.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Night Stocker

Although the highest salaries can be found at Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. where median pay is $22K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $18K and $27K.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc doles out the lowest salaries in town — median pay is $21K — not to mention workers can only make as much as $27K and scope of pay is rather limited.

Night Stockers note just a narrow range of job skills. Fortunate workers who know Order Inventory can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 29 percent above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Night Stocker

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

People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $20K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $22K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $25K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Night Stocker Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Night Stocker in Brooklyn:
"Opportunity And Performance."
Know what opportunities are available if any. Know what the benefits are. Know the performance of the company if they are profiting or declining.

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Experience Affects Night Stocker Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Night Stocker Salaries

Order Inventory
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National Average

Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.


18 %
82 %

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: 50% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 50%