The average hourly pay for a Grocery Stocker is $10.39.
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Job Description for Grocery Stocker
Positions as grocery stockers are available at a variety of grocery stores, though the size of teams and available openings depend on the size of the employing store. Some grocery stockers may work in a relatively independent position, while others need to coordinate with other employees performing stocking duties. Most of the stocker's work consists of receiving and stocking items carried by the store, as well as performing tasks such as cleaning the store, ensuring prices are accurately displa…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Grocery Stocker
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.
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Popular Skills for Grocery Stocker
Avg. Hourly Rate
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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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).
Years of Experience
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