Average Hourly Rate for H.E.B. Employees

On average, H.E.B. employees receive $11.92 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $21.78. The most important factor affecting pay for H.E.B. employees is what you do at the company, though how long you've been working and where you live play a role as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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21 profiles

Cake Decorator
6 profiles

Night Stocker
6 profiles

United States (change)

Overnight Stocker
5 profiles

Meat Cutter
5 profiles

Pharmacy Technician
4 profiles

Deli Clerk
3 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 117
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Pharmacy Technicians represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $16.96 per hour — though Meat Cutters, Cake Decorators, and Overnight Stockers also do fairly well at $16.26, around $12.94, and $12.22, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at H.E.B. are Customer Service Assistants — the median salary for this role approaches about $8.50.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $14.30 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (61 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $11.53 per hour on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $14.16 per hour) can be spotted in San Marcos, Texas; Austin, Texas ($13.98), Waco, Texas ($13.00), and Houston, Texas ($12.73) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is San Antonio, Texas at around $11.28.

Certifications and Degrees

Being an OSHA Forklift Operator Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $16.00 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) make the most here, hauling in $12.00 per hour.


Employees who count Inventory Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $16.07 per hour. A common skill in H.E.B.'s work force is Customer Service; the larger part of survey participants report using it on the job. Other top skills include Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Retail.

Benefits and Perks

The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 7 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Just over two-fifths of workers participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the larger part of survey participants, and a majority of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Employees can also look forward to company store discount, product discounts/affinity benefits, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for H.E.B.


34 %
66 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $14
Hourly Rate
$10 - $15

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Popular Locations for H.E.B.

  1. San Antonio, Texas
  2. Houston, Texas
  3. Austin, Texas
  4. Corpus Christi, Texas
  5. Laredo, Texas
  6. San Marcos, Texas
  7. Waco, Texas

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