Bringing in the most money are Meat Cutters — their earnings average approximately $15.10 per hour. Cake Decorators are a close second at $12.08 along with Pharmacy Technicians ($11.13) and Deli Clerks (around $10.55). On the lower end are Cashiers at $9.35 on average.
Years of Experience
Average pay is about $11.99 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Publix Super Markets Inc workforce (51 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $10.28 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $14.27 per hour) can be spotted in Lakeland, Fla.; Jacksonville, Fla. ($12.38), Orlando, Fla. (around $11.79), and Atlanta, Ga. ($11.52) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Miami, Fla.; in fact, at $9.97 it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Publix Super Markets Inc employees make the most in Pennsylvania, earning approximately $15.88 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Forklift Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach $16.92 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Those with a Bachelor of Business (BB) at Publix Super Markets Inc come out on top, and their salaries approach $14.43 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Retail Pharmacy in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $12.84 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Publix Super Markets Inc is Customer Service; the larger part of employees use it for work. Three more common skills are Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Data Entry.
Benefits and Perks
Around half save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A majority of respondents receive health insurance, and a majority of workers get dental coverage. Some other perks are a stock purchase plan, stock options, employee stock ownership plan (esop), life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.