Average Grocery Clerk Hourly Pay

$11.61
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$503
Bonus
$200
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The average hourly pay for a Grocery Clerk is $11.61.
10%
$8.69
MEDIAN
$11.61
90%
$17.80
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$9 - $18
Bonus
$49 - $3,064
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$100 - $1,600
Total Pay
$18,162 - $38,033
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Job Satisfaction for Grocery Clerk

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The top respondents for the job title Grocery Clerk are from the companies The Kroger Company, Publix Super Markets Inc and Fred Meyer Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Fred Meyer Inc where the average pay is $13.13. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Publix Super Markets Inc and Sprouts Farmers Market LLC, earning around $11.94 and $11.94, respectively. The Kroger Company pays the lowest at around $10.09. Jewel - Osco and Meijer, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.56 and $10.83, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Grocery Clerks?

Skills in Customer Service, Order Inventory, Organizing, Oral / Verbal Communication and Cash Handling are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Grocery Clerks?

An entry-level Grocery Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.06 based on 85 salaries. An early career Grocery Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.68 based on 589 salaries. A mid-career Grocery Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.47 based on 176 salaries. An experienced Grocery Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.25 based on 200 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Grocery Clerk in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 31.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (21.2% more) and Denver, Colorado (10.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (13.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (10.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,190 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.1%
Early Career
49.5%
Mid Career
14.8%
Experienced
16.8%
Late Career
11.8%