Deli Clerk Salary

A Deli Clerk earns an average wage of $9.91 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$15,061 - $35,000
$15K
$20K
$35K
MEDIAN: $19,669
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$8.09 - $13.26
$8
$10
$13
MEDIAN: $10.11
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$0$35K
Salary $15,061 - $35,000
Bonus $0.00 - $1,107
Profit Sharing $26.00 - $3,600
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).
)
$16,862 - $28,409
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19
Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $8.09 - $13.26
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $0.57
Overtime $8.56 - $20.15
Annual Data $0$28K
Bonus $0.00 - $1,107
Profit Sharing $26.00 - $3,600
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).
)
$16,862 - $28,409
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,929

Job Description for Deli Clerk

A deli clerk works in a sandwich shop or delicatessen. They prepare ingredients and create sandwiches for customers upon request. In addition to fulfilling these responsibilities, the clerk needs familiarity with operating a cash register or point of sale machine for their business. Additionally, a deli clerk must work to keep their work space clean and inviting to customers.

Read More...

Deli Clerk Tasks

  • Comply with safe food handling procedures at all times.
  • Regularly clean equipment and work area.
  • Set up advertising displays or arranges merchandise on counter and tables to promote sales.
  • Accurately scale all weighable products, including the use of correct codes to determine price.
  • Serve customers at the deli counter by listening to the request and obtaining the desired product.

Deli Clerk Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Deli Clerk

Pay by Experience Level for Deli Clerk

Pay by Experience for a Deli Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Deli Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 1,383 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Deli Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 418 salaries. An experienced Deli Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 234 salaries. A Deli Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 88 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $21,205

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Deli Clerk Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Deli Clerk?

Deli Clerk in Inverness:
"My Fresh Market review."
Pros: For the most part. The people I work with are very nice, and friendly, they seem to treat you like family, and with any job it has it's up's and down's .
Cons: HOWEVER, I don't think it's fair to blame the employers (Deli) when things don't go right. I don't think it's right to write people up for small mistakes. They need to change how there raises are done after 90 days. It used to be a fun place to work, now I'm on pins and needles hoping to make it a year.

Deli Clerk in Andrews:
"Descent."
Pros: I enjoy doing the food prep and getting thing ready before people show up.
Cons: I don't like dealing with all of the people or being left alone while I am still learning. Also the meat case is aggravating because there is no order to it.

Deli Clerk in Manchester:
"Overall Job."
Pros: Hours are flexible, the people I work with day to day make my job incredible, and the customers that are regulars that you eventually look forward to seeing when they come in.
Cons: It can be extremely stressful, we can have 25 people waiting, with a 40 plus minute wait time. Each of those people are staring are you, and many are starting to get very angry and impatient. I've had a few customers throw things at me when they were not satisfied.

Deli Clerk in Tampa:
"I love working as a deli clerk but hate where I wotk."
Pros: 1 person that works there I actually like seeing and working with and getting to help customers and mskih sure they get exactly what they want.
Cons: The hours, The pay, The other workers like starting drama with each other and I don't want to be around that, The manager place favorite with 2 of the workers etc.

Deli Clerk in Kennewick:
"Great job."
Pros: Company, flex hours, good co-workers.
Cons: Stress levels can be high at times.

Deli Clerk in Atlanta:
"Serving the customers."
Pros: The different people you get to meet.
Cons: When people order to much at once.

Deli Clerk in Portland:
"Unappreciated."
Pros: Fast past environment.
Cons: Never enough workers, workers who dont do their job, etc.

Key Stats for Deli Clerk

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 311 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Deli Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

▲16%

▲5%

National Average
$21,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 311 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 57%