Bagger Salary

Average Baggers in the United States make around $8.28 per hour. While geography and the specific company impact pay for this group, career duration is the most influential factor. The vast majority (81 percent) of Baggers who answered the questionnaire are male. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Medical benefits are awarded to somewhere between a fifth and a fourth, and one-sixth earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$7.30 - $10.17
$7
$8
$10
MEDIAN: $8.35
10%
50%
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Hourly Data $0$15
Hourly Rate $7.30 - $10.17
Hourly Tips $0.05 - $2.82
Overtime $0.99 - $15.08
Annual Data $0$21K
Bonus $15.00
Profit Sharing $17.50
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$15,216 - $21,268
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 356

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.

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Bagger Tasks

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Bagger


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While not commonly seen, Baggers who transition into a Customer Service Representative position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Customer Service Representatives is $29K per year. However, it's more common for Baggers to move into roles as Cashiers or Stock Clerk, Grocery Stores.

Bagger Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Bagger


Baggers will find the worst pay at The Kroger Company, where the median salary crawls in at $16K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $17K, leaving little room for growth.

Pay by Experience Level for Bagger

Pay by Experience for a Bagger has a positive trend. An entry-level Bagger with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $17,000 based on 349 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bagger with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $18,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Bagger which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 12 salaries. A Bagger with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 5 salaries.

Bagger Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Bagger?

Bagger in Royal Palm Beach:
"Good but not paid enought to push carts."
Pros:
Cons:

Bagger in Kuwait:
"Its all about customer service ...helping eachother."
Pros: Of course tips I received everyday.. Facing new customer increase self confidence.. Etc..
Cons: My salary.

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Key Stats for Bagger

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
36%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Bagger Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$17,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Bagger Salaries

Bagger
▲1%

National Average
$17,000


Cleaning
▼1%

bagging
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
36%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 69%