Stock Clerk, Grocery Store Salary

Median pay for Grocery Store Stock Clerks in the United States is around $10.02 per hour. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level and location. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Although nearly one-half lack health benefits of any kind, slightly less than half do enjoy medical insurance, and around two in five get dental coverage, too. Most Grocery Store Stock Clerks survey respondents are men (73 percent). This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$15,855 - $40,171
$16K
$26K
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MEDIAN: $26,500
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$7.99 - $15.29
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MEDIAN: $10.02
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$15,855 - $40,171  
   
Bonus
$14.54 - $1,546  
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
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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$16,762 - $35,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.99 - $15.29  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.08  
Overtime
$11.14 - $25.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$14.54 - $1,546  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
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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$16,762 - $35,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 367

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Job Description for Stock Clerk, Grocery Store

Grocery store stock clerks are responsible for maintaining the order of stock within a supermarket or grocery store. This work involves keeping inventory of the store's wide range of stock and examining items that may need to be replenished or restocked, as well as knowing when a reduction in ordering is needed. They must also be keenly aware of when their retailer is transferring, discontinuing, or receiving new merchandise, and many are responsible for receiving, unpacking, inspecting, and processing new deliveries upon arrival, as well as spotting any issues and replacing damaged items if necessary.

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Stock Clerk, Grocery Store Tasks

  • Fill customer order by obtaining items from shelves, freezers, coolers, bins, tables or containers.
  • Clean shelves, bins, cases, tables and coolers.
  • Engage in suggestive selling methods.
  • Bag or wrap purchases for customer or for display.
  • Rotate product according to company methods and procedures.

Common Career Paths for Stock Clerk, Grocery Store


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Grocery Store Stock Clerks may progress into high-paying roles like Registered Nurse, where median compensation is $56K annually. A Grocery Store Stock Clerk may also move into a role as a Retail Store Assistant Manager or a Grocery Clerk.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Stock Clerk, Grocery Store


Dominating the field, Safeway, Inc., The Kroger Company, Publix Super Markets Inc, Trader Joe's Company, and Meijer, Inc. are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Grocery Store Stock Clerks. Trader Joe's Company offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $30K. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Publix Super Markets Inc, Harris Teeter, Inc., and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, where Grocery Store Stock Clerks typically earn around $23K, $23K, or $22K, respectively.

The Kroger Company offers the lowest pay in the industry by far, with a median salary just about half of the top paying company's median ($17K). Other low-paying employers include Meijer, Inc. at $17K and Safeway, Inc. at $21K, though some Grocery Store Stock Clerks there earn up to $45K.

Pay by Experience Level for Stock Clerk, Grocery Store

Pay by Experience for a Stock Clerk, Grocery Store has a positive trend. An entry-level Stock Clerk, Grocery Store with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 272 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Stock Clerk, Grocery Store with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 79 salaries. An experienced Stock Clerk, Grocery Store which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 59 salaries. A Stock Clerk, Grocery Store with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 23 salaries.

Stock Clerk, Grocery Store Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Stock Clerk, Grocery Store?

Stock Clerk, Grocery Store in Ann Arbor:
"Company Going Through Changes."
Pros: Flexibility. Being able to work with the community. Customer service. TJ's good to the customers.
Cons: Not good communication from corporate. Sometimes make changes at top with little time to deal with at store level.

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Key Stats for Stock Clerk, Grocery Store

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Stock Clerk, Grocery Store Salaries

▲45%

▲30%

▲5%

National Average
$21,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Stock Clerk, Grocery Store Salaries



National Average
$21,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 51%
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