Deli Clerk at The Kroger Company Salary
A Deli Clerk at The Kroger Company earns an average wage of $8.41 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
|Hourly Rate||$7.34 - $11.99|
|Hourly Tips||$0.00 - $0.36|
|Overtime||$10.23 - $20.60|
|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).)
|$15,305 - $25,778|
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 clerks need to be well-versed in the products and ingredients offered by their establishment, including being able to answer customer questions on these offerings. For delis that offer sandwiches by name, the clerk must be familiar with creating these sandwiches quickly and efficiently. The clerk may need to create customer-friendly, inviting counter displays. The clerk must ensure signage is accurate, and ingredients/products look as fresh as possible at all times.
Deli clerks must also work safely. They must have full understanding in using the various knives required by this job, as well as equipment such as slicers, salamander grills, and fryers. Normally establishments train new clerks on this equipment, but it is up to the clerk to ask questions and be familiar with proper operations before using it. In addition, the clerk must be aware of storage temperatures of individual items, as well as shelf life of products and contamination possibilities.
Because a deli clerk works in close contact with customers and fellow employees, many employers seek individuals for this position who are outgoing and possess good verbal communication skills. Employers may prefer previous deli or customer-service experience in this position. A deli clerk most frequently works during daytime hours, with many establishments open seven days per week. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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.
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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 $17,000 based on 110 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 $21,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Deli Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 9 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 $23,000 based on 7 salaries.
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