The average hourly pay for a Bagger is $8.55.
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Job Description for Bagger
A bagger is a grocery store employee who is responsible for collecting customer's groceries, packaging them according to customer specifications, and possibly taking these groceries out to the customer's vehicle. A bagger is expected to be courteous and pay close attention to customer requests. A bagger is expected to keep their work area clean. When necessary, a bagger is expected to help in other areas of the store, including stocking shelves and cleaning bathrooms. A bagger can also be aske…Read more
- Bag and carry out merchandise for customers.
- Move shopping carts to the appropriate area within the store.
- Check prices for other employees and customers as requested.
- Stock merchandise or re-stock unwanted or returned merchandise on shelves in a retail store.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Bagger
The top respondents for the job title Bagger are from the companies The Kroger Company, Publix Super Markets Inc and Harris Teeter, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Market Basket, Inc. where the average pay is $10.34. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Harris Teeter, Inc. and Publix Super Markets Inc, earning around $9.22 and $8.95, respectively. Piggly Wiggly pays the lowest at around $7.40. Ingles Markets, Inc. and The Kroger Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $7.51 and $7.95, respectively.
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Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Customer Service, Cleaning, Packaging, Problem Solving and Training are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Bagger
An entry-level Bagger with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $8.43 based on 200 salaries. An early career Bagger with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $8.60 based on 317 salaries. A mid-career Bagger with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $8.94 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Bagger with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $9.73 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $11.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Bagger in their job title in Jacksonville, Florida earn an average of 16.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (15.0% more) and Orlando, Florida (8.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (9.9% less), St. Louis, Missouri (8.7% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (5.6% less).
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