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Meat Clerk
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Meat Cutter
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 46
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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $19.72 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Boone, Iowa; Ames, Iowa (approximately $15.72), Dubuque, Iowa (around $15.29), and Cedar Rapids, Iowa ($13.87) are the next top-paying cities. Ankeny, Iowa is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $10.75. Within the firm, employees working in Nebraska take home the most — $15.63 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $13.50 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (35 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $9.27 per hour on average.


Meat Cutters represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $15.25 per hour — though Butchers, Meat Clerks, and Grocery Clerks also do fairly well at about $13.00, $10.68, and around $10.50, respectively. Cashiers make an average $9.30, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Certifications and Degrees

At Fareway Stores, Inc., employees who hold an Associate of Business Administration (ABA) receive the highest pay at $12.13.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Order Inventory; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $13.25 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, a majority of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other skills in demand are Cash Handling, Retail, and Sales.

Benefits and Perks

One in five workers receive paid vacation, and only two in five employees get sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Fareway Stores, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and the larger part of employees participate. Fareway Stores, Inc. provides health insurance to close to one-half of workers, and more than a third of workers do receive dental coverage.

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Key Stats for Fareway Stores, Inc.


35 %
65 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $15
Hourly Rate
$9 - $16

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

About This Company

Boone, Iowa 


Retail, Grocery Stores

Fareway Stores, Inc. pays its employees an average of $11.97 an hour. Hourly pay at Fareway Stores, Inc. ranges from an average of $8.75 to $17.67 an hour. Fareway Stores, Inc. employees with the job title Meat Manager make the most with an average hourly rate of $18.33, while employees with the title Barista make the least with an average hourly rate of $9.03.

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