Stock Clerk, Grocery Store Salary

Grocery Store Stock Clerks in the United States can expect wages of $10.06 per hour on average. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by the particular firm, followed by experience level and geographic location. Most Grocery Store Stock Clerks survey respondents are men (72 percent). Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, approximately one-half are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by nearly one-half and dental insurance is reported by around two in five. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$14,400 - $41,277
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$29K
$41K
MEDIAN: $28,885
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$8.04 - $15.52
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$0$41K
Salary $14,400 - $41,277
Bonus $1.70 - $1,546
Profit Sharing $525
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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$16,736 - $35,919
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $8.04 - $15.52
Hourly Tips $0.11
Overtime $11.02 - $24.47
Annual Data $0$35K
Bonus $1.70 - $1,546
Profit Sharing $525
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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$16,736 - $35,919
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 340

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Job Description for Stock Clerk, Grocery Store

Grocery store stock clerks are responsible for maintaining the order of stock within a supermarket or grocery store. This work involves keeping inventory of the store's wide range of stock and examining items that may need to be replenished or restocked, as well as knowing when a reduction in ordering is needed. They must also be keenly aware of when their retailer is transferring, discontinuing, or receiving new merchandise, and many are responsible for receiving, unpacking, inspecting, and processing new deliveries upon arrival, as well as spotting any issues and replacing damaged items if necessary.

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Stock Clerk, Grocery Store Tasks

  • Fill customer order by obtaining items from shelves, freezers, coolers, bins, tables or containers.
  • Clean shelves, bins, cases, tables and coolers.
  • Engage in suggestive selling methods.
  • Bag or wrap purchases for customer or for display.
  • Rotate product according to company methods and procedures.

Common Career Paths for Stock Clerk, Grocery Store


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Grocery Store Stock Clerks may progress into high-paying roles like Registered Nurse, where median compensation is $56K annually. A Retail Store Assistant Manager or a Grocery Clerk is a typical transition from a Grocery Store Stock Clerk role.

Stock Clerk, Grocery Store Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Stock Clerk, Grocery Store


Safeway, Inc., The Kroger Company, Publix Super Markets Inc, Trader Joe's Company, and Meijer, Inc. are top-notch employers for Grocery Store Stock Clerks in this area. The biggest paychecks can be found at Trader Joe's Company — the median salary there is $30K. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Publix Super Markets Inc, Harris Teeter, Inc., and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, where Grocery Store Stock Clerks typically earn around $23K, $23K, or $22K, respectively.

The lowest pay by far can be found at The Kroger Company — this employer offers a median salary of $17K, just about half of the top paying company's median. Other low-paying employers include Meijer, Inc. at $17K and Safeway, Inc. at $21K, though some Grocery Store Stock Clerks there earn up to $45K.

Pay by Experience Level for Stock Clerk, Grocery Store

Pay by Experience for a Stock Clerk, Grocery Store has a positive trend. An entry-level Stock Clerk, Grocery Store with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 272 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Stock Clerk, Grocery Store with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 79 salaries. An experienced Stock Clerk, Grocery Store which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 59 salaries. A Stock Clerk, Grocery Store with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 23 salaries.

Stock Clerk, Grocery Store Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Stock Clerk, Grocery Store?

Stock Clerk, Grocery Store in Cleveland:
"I like working alone without a deadline so to speak &indoors."
Pros: No big pressure I'm by myself working how I think it should be done ,its interesting so my nights really fly by never had that before and I'm cool in summer & hot in winter & the room to grow and move up the ladder is endless as well as best benefit package I've seen since the 90's all in all id say I love it and I didn't think I would coming from my background at the railroad & scrap yards or labor positions.
Cons: It takes a few months before you will be hired on as a full time employee you have to prove yourself worthy first as well as be on time and no laying out, and your 401k is vested so you gotta stay around a few years to actually get the money they are putting in it as well as the employee profit sharing you get a couple of nice extra checks a year but only after your full time and been there a year, but other than those little things that you don't even have any other place you will work so it's only a perk ,you just gotta wait on!

Stock Clerk, Grocery Store in Medford:
"Bad."
Pros: I like that I get to meet new people and do a lot of different things.
Cons: I don't like the pay, I don't like the managers, I don't like that I've been there for two years and they still turn me down for any promotion or department switch.

Stock Clerk, Grocery Store in Ann Arbor:
"Company Going Through Changes."
Pros: Flexibility. Being able to work with the community. Customer service. TJ's good to the customers.
Cons: Not good communication from corporate. Sometimes make changes at top with little time to deal with at store level.

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Key Stats for Stock Clerk, Grocery Store

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Stock Clerk, Grocery Store Salaries

▲43%

▲28%

▲4%

National Average
$21,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Stock Clerk, Grocery Store Salaries



National Average
$21,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 50%
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