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How Much Does a Food Clerk Earn In The United States?

Food Clerk Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$67,000
$37,000
$67,000
$120,000
Food clerks in the United States make an average salary of $67,207 per year or $32.31 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $37,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $120,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Ohio, Nevada, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Alaska provide the highest food clerk salaries.
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Where Food Clerks Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where food clerks earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Food Clerks Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Ohio, Nevada and Rhode Island, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for food clerks. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Kansas, West Virginia, and Oklahoma.
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1. Canton, OH
$100,000
Avg. Salary
$27k
$111k
2. Pittsburgh, PA
$59,473
Avg. Salary
$27k
$111k
3. Edmonds, WA
$28,488
Avg. Salary
$27k
$111k

High Paying Food Clerk Jobs

Which Companies Pay Food Clerks The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as a food clerk, being employed by a company such as Town & Country Markets or Giant Eagle would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like The University of Toledo and WinCo Foods also report highly competitive salaries for food clerks.
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Avg. Salary
$27k
$121k
Avg. Salary
$27k
$121k
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$27k
$121k
Avg. Salary
$27k
$121k

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Food Clerk Salary History

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    How Experience Affects Food Clerk Salaries

    The salary for a food clerk can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Food Clerk Salaries

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    Clerk 2-Food and Nutritional Svcs (Req2427)
    Clerk 2-Food and Nutritional Svcs (Req2427)
    Toledo, OH
    Toledo, OH
    12/14/2020
    12/14/2020
    $27,820
    $27,820
    12/14/2020
    Community Action Programs Cayuga/Seneca
    Community Action Programs Cayuga/Seneca
    Food Pantry Clerk
    Food Pantry Clerk
    Food Pantry Clerk
    Auburn, NY
    Auburn, NY
    12/10/2020
    12/10/2020
    $30,262
    $30,262
    12/10/2020
    Clerk 2-Food and Nutritional Svcs (Req2383)
    Clerk 2-Food and Nutritional Svcs (Req2383)
    Toledo, OH
    Toledo, OH
    11/22/2020
    11/22/2020
    $27,820
    $27,820
    11/22/2020
    Bulk Foods Clerk
    Bulk Foods Clerk
    Edmonds, WA
    Edmonds, WA
    05/26/2020
    05/26/2020
    $28,488
    $28,488
    05/26/2020
    Bulk Foods Clerk
    Bulk Foods Clerk
    Edmonds, WA
    Edmonds, WA
    02/29/2020
    02/29/2020
    $28,488
    $28,488
    02/29/2020
    Food Clerk
    Food Clerk
    Edmonds, WA
    Edmonds, WA
    01/21/2020
    01/21/2020
    $28,488
    $28,488
    01/21/2020
    Food Clerk
    Food Clerk
    Edmonds, WA
    Edmonds, WA
    12/30/2019
    12/30/2019
    $28,488
    $28,488
    12/30/2019
    Food Clerk
    Food Clerk
    Seattle, WA
    Seattle, WA
    12/25/2019
    12/25/2019
    $34,415
    $34,415
    12/25/2019
    Food Clerk
    Food Clerk
    Seattle, WA
    Seattle, WA
    12/24/2019
    12/24/2019
    $34,415
    $34,415
    12/24/2019
    Food Clerk
    Food Clerk
    Columbus, OH
    Columbus, OH
    11/28/2019
    11/28/2019
    $100,000
    $100,000
    11/28/2019