$10
Avg. Hourly Rate
Popular Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays / Vacation
  • Life Insurance / Disability
  • Company Store Discount
The Kroger Company Median Hourly Rate by Job

MinMax

Cashier
542 profiles
$8.33
$7$12

$11.31
$8$16

Deli Clerk
257 profiles
$8.63
$7$12

United States (change)

$12.51
$9$17

$8.78
$7$13

Meat Clerk
113 profiles
$8.59
$7$12

Courtesy Clerk
111 profiles
$7.82
$7$9

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  • Updated: 7 Jul 2018
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About This Company

1014 Vine Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

1883

Retail, Grocery Stores

323,000

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The Kroger Company pays its employees an average of $9.55 an hour. Hourly pay at The Kroger Company ranges from an average of $7.51 to $18.43 an hour. The Kroger Company employees with the job title Architect (Computer Software, Hardware) make the most with an average hourly rate of $75.43, while employees with the title Server make the least with an average hourly rate of $3.92.

Years of Experience

Average pay is $12.37 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of The Kroger Company employees (51 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $8.52 per hour on average.

Jobs

The highest paychecks go to Certified Pharmacy Technicians, who earn an average approximately $12.16 per hour, closely trailed by Pharmacy Technicians ($10.91), Produce Clerks (about $8.43), and Deli Clerks ($8.40). The Kroger Company hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Courtesy Clerks (about $7.64 on average).

Locations

When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($14.33 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Cincinnati, Ohio; Memphis, Tenn. ($11.42), Nashville, Tenn. (approximately $10.97), and Atlanta, Ga. (around $10.02) are the next top-paying cities. At $9.83, Louisville, Ky. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, The Kroger Company pays its Ohio employees the most; the pay rate there is about $10.11 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications receive bigger paychecks ($14.33 per hour) than those without credentials. Those with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at The Kroger Company come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $49.76 per hour.

Skills

The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Order Inventory; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $13.58 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; the larger part of The Kroger Company's people use it regularly. Cash Handling, Customer Relations, and Retail round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Only a quarter of workers at The Kroger Company enjoy paid vacation time, and just 9 percent can take sick leave. Approximately half report contributing to a 401(k). Perks cover health insurance for the larger part of employees and dental coverage for a majority of employees. Advantages of working here also include flexible hours, life insurance, company store discount, and a casual working environment.

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52%
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55%
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68%
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Key Stats for The Kroger Company

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %
Hourly Rate
$8 - $14
Hourly Rate
$7 - $15

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1170 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

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