$9
Avg. Hourly Rate
Popular Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays / Vacation
  • Life Insurance / Disability
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

What am I worth?
How should I pay?
Average Hourly Rate for Food City Employees
$9 per hour
 47 Reviews
Food City Median Hourly Rate by Job

MinMax

Cashier
25 profiles
$8.55
$7$11

$9.43
$6$13

Cake Decorator
13 profiles
$9.16
$7$12

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Meat Cutter
9 profiles
$12.56
$9$17

Deli Clerk
8 profiles
$8.99
$7$12

Night Stocker
7 profiles
$9.18
$7$14

Floral Manager
6 profiles
$11.39
$8$15

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 180
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Find out more about pay at Food City

Jobs

Meat Cutters rake in the most money, with average earnings of $12.64 per hour; Certified Pharmacy Technicians come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $10.00, while Front End Managers and Cake Decorators rank near the top as well ($9.00 and about $8.96, respectively). Food City hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Cashiers (around $8.15 on average).

Locations

When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.07 per hour) can be spotted in Morristown, Tenn.; Newport, Tenn. ($9.98), Knoxville, Tenn. (approximately $9.79), and Abingdon, Va. ($9.22) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Bristol, Tenn.; in fact, at about $8.60 it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Arizona, where the average Food City employee makes around $10.49 per hour.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $9.66 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (52 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $8.89 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach around $12.00 per hour for Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Certifieds; non-accredited workers make much less. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate of Applied Science (AAS); Food City awards $10.17 to these degree-holders.

Skills

The highest-paying skill to have may be Inventory Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $11.63 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; a majority of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Some other standard skills here are Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Retail.

Benefits and Perks

To plan for old age, a majority of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. One-half can count on health insurance, and more than two-fifths of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Food City also dishes out privileges such as stock options, life insurance, and profit sharing program.

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47%
Male
53%
Female
48%
Male
52%
Female
32%
Male
68%
Female
43%
Male
57%
Female

Key Stats for Food City

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $11
Hourly Rate
$8 - $12

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

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