The average hourly pay for a Stock Clerk is $11.92.
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Job Description for Stock Clerk
Stock clerks are typically employed by large supermarkets and grocery stores, although “big box” retailers and warehouse club-style stores may also employ them. These clerks split their time between the storage section of the store and the sales floor, helping move goods from stock and warehouse areas to empty sales space. The stock clerk is expected to work in an organized manner, following store procedures to move and stock goods. In a grocery store setting, part of the stock clerk's work invo…Read more
Stock Clerk Tasks
- Inventory stock items and record data manually or using computer.
- Document discrepancies and adjust errors.
- Deliver incoming stock to various departments.
- Verify, inspect and label incoming orders and store in central supply area.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Stock Clerk
The top respondents for the job title Stock Clerk are from the companies Publix Super Markets Inc, The Kroger Company and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc where the average pay is $12.15. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Kroger Company, earning around $12.00. Harris Teeter, Inc. pays the lowest at around $10.13. Giant Eagle, Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.95.
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Skills in Order Inventory, Inventory Control, Inventory Management and Retail are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Stock Clerk
An entry-level Stock Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.24 based on 43 salaries. An early career Stock Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.25 based on 234 salaries. A mid-career Stock Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.36 based on 92 salaries. An experienced Stock Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.98 based on 95 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
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Employees with Stock Clerk in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 4.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (14.0% less), Dallas, Texas (10.7% less) and Las Vegas, Nevada (9.6% less).
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