Average Grocery Stocker Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Grocery Stocker is $10.39.
MEDIAN $10.39
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $15
$0 - $1,026
Profit Sharing
$300 - $600
Total Pay
$17,002 - $31,825

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Job Description for Grocery Stocker

Grocery Stocker Tasks
  • Shelve groceries in an attractive, hygienic manner.
  • Attend meetings and assist with emergency deliveries.
  • Answer questions and handle maintenance problems.
  • Move products and packaging from one location of the store to another safely.
  • Check inventory and update stock totals.
The top respondents for the job title Grocery Stocker are from the companies The Kroger Company, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc and Food Lion. Reported salaries are highest at Trader Joe's Company where the average pay is $23.25. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Whole Foods Market, Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, earning around $12.41 and $10.45, respectively. Food Lion, LLC pays the lowest at around $9.69. Food Lion and Meijer, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.00 and $10.14, respectively.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Grocery Stocker

Skills in Order Inventory, Organizing, Merchandising and Inventory Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Grocery Stocker

An entry-level Grocery Stocker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $9.81 based on 62 salaries. An early career Grocery Stocker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $9.99 based on 260 salaries. A mid-career Grocery Stocker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.76 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Grocery Stocker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.77 based on 77 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Employees with Grocery Stocker in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 50.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Phoenix, Arizona (28.1% more) and Las Vegas, Nevada (15.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Virginia Beach, Virginia (2.5% less) and Shreveport, Louisiana (0.7% less).

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