Updated August 18, 2021
Average Stocker Salary
$13.79 hourly
$28,000 yearly

Entry level Salary
$25,000 yearly
10 %
90 %
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PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$32,000$2,667$15
75th Percentile$30,000$2,500$14
25th Percentile$26,000$2,167$13
10th Percentile$25,000$2,083$12

Average Stocker Salary By State

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Stocker average salary by State

StateAvg. salaryHourly rateJob Count
District of Columbia$32,361$15.567
New Hampshire$29,465$14.17161
New Jersey$28,660$13.78940
New Mexico$30,096$14.47126
New York$29,960$14.401,119
North Carolina$27,350$13.15778
North Dakota$30,613$14.7272
Rhode Island$28,136$13.5375
South Carolina$27,001$12.98341
South Dakota$29,122$14.0060
West Virginia$30,803$14.81120

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Highest Paying Cities For Stocker

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CityAvg. salaryHourly rate
Anchorage, AK$35,370$17.00
Edmonds, WA$33,462$16.09
San Francisco, CA$32,557$15.65
Minneapolis, MN$32,275$15.52
Medford, MA$31,406$15.10
Morgantown, WV$31,086$14.95

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How much does a Stocker make?

The average Stocker salary is $28,684 per year, or $13.79 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $25,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $32,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Wyoming, Washington, Maine, and Minnesota provide the highest Stocker salaries.

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    Average JOB Salary by Field


    Avg. salary: $30,445

    Merchandisers are employees working for a retail company. Merchandisers are mainly responsible for the store's products. They curate products that are in line with the store's branding. Merchandisers create purchase requisitions and, upon receipt of the products, create displays that would attract the customers. They also ensure that the inventory of the store is well-stocked. Merchandisers should be up to date with current market trends. They should also be familiar with what customers need and want. It is important for merchandisers to know their company's branding by heart. Merchandisers should be able to create good relationships with vendors as well so that their store may be chosen for special promotions.
    170,162 Merchandiser Jobs
    Produce Clerk

    Avg. salary: $30,630

    Produce clerks are responsible for ensuring that the grocery store's fruits and vegetables are displayed orderly and pleasantly to the customers. They check to produce to guarantee that it is fresh and has no defects. Their tasks include stocking of products, providing services like answering customers' queries, handling food, maintaining equipment, and providing general help to the other store employees in need. They must have relevant experience in stocking grocery stores and handling product presentation and should have concrete knowledge in the rotation and maintenance of the store's produce.
    161,106 Produce Clerk Jobs
    Overnight Stock Clerk

    Avg. salary: $25,207

    An overnight stock clerk works at night in retail and wholesale outlets, department stores, or warehouses to replenish stock. You will inspect goods on the shelves for expiry or damage, unpack new consignments for stocking, log inventory, track merchandise, monitor quality control, verify packing slips against packaging content, and tag goods with bar codes and prices. Overnight stock clerks also fill customer orders and prepare an order report for restocking and arranging goods on shelves.
    233,088 Overnight Stock Clerk Jobs
    Merchandise Stocker

    Avg. salary: $27,496

    A merchandise stocker is an employee who ensures that shelves and aisles are stocked with the merchandise in retail stores or warehouses. Merchandise stockers must receive the goods, unload or unpack them, mark them with codes to be identified, and stock them on shelves. They help customers to fill orders through mail, web, or phone while preparing the customers' merchandise for shipment. They must also operate a forklift so that they can lift or place merchandise at the assigned shelves.
    212,386 Merchandise Stocker Jobs
    Overnight Stocker

    Avg. salary: $28,780

    An overnight stocker is responsible for monitoring inventories, stocking items, and organizing products on shelves. Overnight stockers' duties also include checking the manufacturing and expiration dates of the products, labeling and validating prices, escalating defective items to the management, and categorizing products for special offers and promotions. An overnight stocker must be detail-oriented and has excellent multi-tasking skills to complete and update the inventory as needed. Overnight stockers should also be strict on following the sanitation procedures to keep the items neat and free of any possible damage.
    101,534 Overnight Stocker Jobs
    Warehouse Stocker

    Avg. salary: $29,835

    Warehouse Stockers are responsible for managing product movement and organization in warehouses. Their duties include undertaking merchandise loading and unloading, track products using inventory software, pack boxes, handpick merchandise from shelves, and place delivery orders. They are responsible for stocking shelves, processing overstocks, and ensuring correct barcode and price tag placements. Warehouse Stockers also engage in counting inventory, liaising with vendors on damaged or missing products as well as maintain clear warehouse condition.
    274,698 Warehouse Stocker Jobs
    Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
    Produce Clerk$30,631$2,553$14.73161,106
    Overnight Stock Clerk$25,207$2,101$12.12233,088
    Merchandise Stocker$27,497$2,291$13.22212,386
    Overnight Stocker$28,780$2,398$13.84101,534
    Warehouse Stocker$29,835$2,486$14.34274,698
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    Stocker Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a Stocker 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.

    Which Companies Pay Stockers The Most?

    If you want to get paid the most as a Stocker, being employed by a company such as Fruit of the Loom or GPM Investments would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Kamco Supply Corp of Boston and Kelly Services also report highly competitive salaries for Stockers.

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    Recently Added Stocker Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Wegmans Food MarketsStockerWashington, DC12/31/2021$33,392
    Randstad UsStockerFort Lauderdale, FL12/30/2021$29,218
    Novo Building ProductsAccount Stocker |Union, NJ12/30/2021$31,305
    Northern ToolStockerHoover, AL12/30/2021$25,044
    Northern ToolStockerSpringfield, MO12/30/2021$25,044
    Northern ToolStockerColumbia, SC12/30/2021$25,044
    Novo Building ProductsAccount Stocker |Newburgh, NY12/30/2021$31,305
    Northern ToolSeasonal StockerSioux Falls, SD12/30/2021$27,131
    Northern ToolStockerGlen Allen, VA12/30/2021$27,131
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    Average Stocker Salary by Demographic

    Stocker Gender Pay Gap

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    Median Stocker Income by Race
    Asian Stockers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or African American Stockers have the lowest average salary at $28,513.
    Black or African American
    Hispanic or Latino
    Black or African American$28,513
    Hispanic or Latino$28,710
    Average Stocker Salary by Education Level
    Stockers with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $29,815 annually. With a Bachelors degree, Stockers earn a median annual income of $29,595 compared to $29,161 for Stockers with an Associate degree.
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    High School Diploma or Less$28,770
    Some College/ Associate Degree$29,161
    Bachelor's Degree$29,595
    Master's Degree$29,815

    Stocker Salaries FAQs

    Do stockers make minimum wage?

    No, stockers do not make minimum wage. Stockers will often make between $12 to $15 per hour, depending on the state. The federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour.

    Most states offer a slightly higher wage, but that is based on the state government's protocols and procedures.

    Most employers will offer at least $10 per hour for a stocker position. Those who have been with the company for a set amount of years may see an increase in both salary and position. Most stockers continue to become stockroom managers or attain a higher level of promotion with consistent work and proven experience.

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    How much do overnight stockers make?

    Overnight stockers make between $12 and $15. Overnight stockers may potentially make more based on performance and company. Most overnight stockers will still have room for promotions, increases in pay, and increases in schedule, leading to a higher take-home salary.

    The final amount made varies based on company, experience, and location. However, some stockers have seen increases up to $17 and $18 without a full promotion. This is typically due to time worked, results, and other factors a company may use to calculate salaries and salary increases.

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    How much does a Walmart stocker make every two weeks?

    A Walmart stocker makes $1,089.60 every two weeks. This amount is for a full-time stocker position. After a certain time with the company, and based on location, a Walmart stocker may ring home as much as $16 per hour to about $190 or an overall total of $1,280 every two weeks.

    Some Walmart locations have reported paying as high as $17 per hour, while others stick to an average hovering between $13 and $14 per hour. Some employees may report a greater increase, but the final decision is at the employer's discretion.

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