Stock Clerk Salary
Job Description for Stock Clerk
Stock clerks are typically employed by large supermarkets and grocery stores, although “big box” retailers and warehouse club-style stores may also employ them. These clerks split their time between the storage section of the store and the sales floor, helping move goods from stock and warehouse areas to empty sales space. The stock clerk is expected to work in an organized manner, following store procedures to move and stock goods. In a grocery store setting, part of the stock clerk's work involves ensuring that perishable items are stocked in a way that allows items to maintain proper temperature and meet shelf-life requirements.Read More...
Additionally, stock clerks may assist with advertising and marketing promotions that call for the creation and setup of special floor displays, product placements, and endcaps. Many grocery stores depend on stock clerks for routine maintenance and inspections of display areas requiring strict temperature controls and/or irrigation as well. The clerk must report equipment malfunctions promptly to a supervisor. Generally, stock clerks report to a section or store manager.
Stock clerk is typically an entry-level position.The main job requirements are an ability to stand, walk, and move 20- to 50-pound items routinely. Clerks typically work part time. Many stores prefer to restock shelves before or after store hours; typically, stock clerks work overnight or otherwise outside regular business hours.
Stock Clerk 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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Those at The Kroger Company can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $27K.
Pay by Experience Level for Stock Clerk
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Stock Clerks with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $21K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $26K. Stock Clerks claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $29K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $34K.
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