Entry-Level Deli Clerk Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Deli Clerks sits in the ballpark of $9.72 per hour. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Deli Clerks — which occasionally include more than $1K from bonuses and more than $2K from profit sharing — stretch from around $17K to approximately $25K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Entry-Level Deli Clerks survey participants are largely women, dominating at 61 percent. The larger part of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, nearly one-third report medical coverage and nearly one-fourth claim dental coverage as well. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$15,705 - $29,799
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$20K
$30K
MEDIAN: $19,899
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$7.95 - $11.98
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MEDIAN: $9.79
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$0$29K
Salary $15,705 - $29,799
Bonus $0.00 - $1,163
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $1,939
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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$16,570 - $25,618
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$18
Hourly Rate $7.95 - $11.98
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $0.48
Overtime $9.45 - $18.49
Annual Data $0$25K
Bonus $0.00 - $1,163
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $1,939
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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$16,570 - $25,618
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,439

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Popular Employer Salaries for Deli Clerk


Entry-Level Deli Clerks flock to The Kroger Company, Publix Super Markets Inc, Safeway, Inc., Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, and Harris Teeter, Inc., highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. With a median salary of $25K, Fred Meyer Inc offers Entry-Level Deli Clerks the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $20K and are capped at $32K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Sprouts, Sprouts Farmers Market LLC, and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, where earnings of $22K, $22K, or $22K are standard for Entry-Level Deli Clerks.

Salaries are easily beat at The Kroger Company, where median pay comes to just $17K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $15K and ending at $22K, range in salary is rather small. Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., Meijer, Inc., and Shoprite Group of Companies are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($17K, $19K, and $19K respectively).

Deli Clerk Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Deli Clerk in Oklahoma City:
"That they would have took away the spouse insurance."
Make sure you put the amount of experience you have on your application or resume. Work hard and stay busy.

Deli Clerk in Winston-Salem:
"The manager takes care of who he wants, not based on work."
Try to start at the highest pay.

Deli Clerk in Henderson:
"Stress levels."
You have to enjoy what you do.

Key Stats for Deli Clerk

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 208 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
11%
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 208 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 63%
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