Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $14.25 per hour. Overall, the greater share of H.E.B. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $11.71 per hour.
Meat Cutters earn the highest median pay at $16.26 per hour, followed by Pharmacy Technicians (around $15.97), Overnight Stockers ($12.40), and Cake Decorators (approximately $12.22). H.E.B. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Cashiers ($10.28 on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.87 per hour) can be spotted in Austin, Texas; Houston, Texas (about $13.31), Waco, Texas (approximately $13.00), and Corpus Christi, Texas ($12.75) are the next top-paying cities. San Antonio, Texas ranks low on the pay scale — at around $11.74, it is one of the lowest-paid cities.
Certifications and Degrees
Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Certifieds receive bigger paychecks ($16.03 per hour) than those without credentials. Those with a Bachelor of Business (BB) at H.E.B. come out on top, and their salaries approach about $17.60 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Retail Pharmacy in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $16.03 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; the larger part of employees surveyed report using it at work. Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Retail round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about one in five respondents — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. A majority of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. The larger part of respondents receive health insurance, and the larger part of workers get dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are flexible hours, life insurance, a casual working environment, and company store discount.