Stocker Salary

Stockers in the United States can expect wages of $9.91 per hour on average. Final cash compensation to Stockers varies from around $16K to approximately $30K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K and $2K, respectively. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the particular firm, followed by geography and years of experience. The majority of Stockers (66 percent) who took the survey are men. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — the larger part lack coverage. On the flip side, approximately two in five have medical insurance and roughly one in three receive dental plans. Though the majority of Stockers do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$14,352 - $50,037
$14K
$28K
$50K
MEDIAN: $27,616
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$7.89 - $13.83
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MEDIAN: $9.91
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$0$50K
Salary $14,352 - $50,037
Bonus $97.13 - $4,848
Profit Sharing $65.52 - $2,043
Commission $184.50
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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$16,426 - $30,335
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 42
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $7.89 - $13.83
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $1.99
Overtime $7.49 - $22.26
Annual Data $0$30K
Bonus $97.13 - $4,848
Commission $184.50
Profit Sharing $65.52 - $2,043
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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$16,426 - $30,335
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,034

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Job Description for Stocker

A stocker works at a store organizing, stocking, and restocking shelves with goods for sale. Typically, stores that employ dedicated stockers are larger facilities such as department, appliance, and hardware stores; supermarkets also use stockers. The primary job of a stocker is to replace and rotate items on the sales floor in compliance with store procedures. They may follow inventory or restock reports generated by previous or ongoing sales data to replace items. In instances where new products are to be offered, the stocker typically helps manage space and display areas as part of the job.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Stocker


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Stockers' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Retail Store Manager. The average Retail Store Manager brings home $41K per year. A common career progression for a Stocker is to become a Retail Store Assistant Manager or a Retail Department Manager. Compared to Stockers, the first group earns $11K more on average, and the second group earns $11K more.

Stocker Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Stocker


Stockers flock to Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Dollar Tree Stores Inc, The Kroger Company, Costco Wholesale Company, and Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Stockers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Costco Wholesale Company, where the median salary comes to $28K, though the large pay difference between employees at the top ($21K) and those starting out ($49K) creates a rather diverse pay scale. Stockers will also find cushy salaries at Lowe's Companies, Inc (+$25K), Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. (+$24K), and Sam's Club (+$23K).

Pay for Stockers is the lowest at Dollar Tree Stores Inc, which has a median salary of $17K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $21K. Big Lots Stores, Inc., Toys 'R' Us Inc, and Walmart.com are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($17K, $18K, and $19K respectively).

Popular Skills for Stocker


Survey results imply that Stockers deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, facility with Team Leadership, forklift, and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 27 percent, 17 percent, and 11 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include stock, Maintenance, and Cash Handling. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to know Cashier and Cash Handling.

Pay by Experience Level for Stocker

Pay by Experience for a Stocker has a positive trend. An entry-level Stocker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 1,516 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Stocker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 348 salaries. An experienced Stocker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 239 salaries. A Stocker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 72 salaries.

Stocker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Stocker?

Stocker in Arcadia:
"Processing merchandise, loading/unloading truck, cleaning,"
Pros: Clothing discount/ food court discount.
Cons: Bad management, not enough hour, hours been cut,

Stocker in Florissant:
Pros: I like using physical exertion to get a job done. I also like working with customers and making sure they have a good experience.
Cons: I least like the pay of minimum wage that I get. I do alot of work for such little wage.

Stocker in New York:
"I hate it."
Pros: I get to leave.
Cons: Long hours for part time.

Stocker in New York:
"Its alot of hard work."
Pros: That I get alot of hours for this Job.
Cons: The bad is they send to mich stuff on a truck knowing that theres to much thats already in the stock room.

Stocker in Covington:
"Stress Free Job with no clear job description."
Pros: I came into this job looking for a stress free job and that is what I received. The particular store I have been working at has been established for decades in that location so people have a positive perspective towards our store, which helps it to have a pleasant atmosphere. It is a light physical job which I enjoy.
Cons: I was misinformed as to what product I would be working. My official title in the company is Health and Beauty Associate. However, I mostly handle Tylenol and toothpaste, which can get mundane quickly. I wish I was given a clearer understanding as to what I was going to be stocking, otherwise I would have chosen a different department.

Stocker in United States:
Pros: Stocker because im a good stacker.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Stocker

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 230 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Stocker Salaries

▲25%

▲20%

▲9%

National Average
$21,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Stocker Salaries

Team Leadership
▲27%

forklift
▲17%


Inventory Control
▲3%


Cashier
▲1%

Cleaning
▲1%


stocking
▼0%

National Average
$21,000

Customer Service
▼1%

Retail
▼1%

▼3%

Cash Handling
▼10%

Maintenance
▼10%

stock
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 230 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 58%
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