US Retail Compensation and Benefits Survey – Supermarket

Revamp your rewards strategy to recognize essential roles

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Supermarkets are utilizing technologies like logistics and artificial intelligence to meet growing customer expectations for such services as grocery pickup, home delivery, and tailored loyalty programs. The way customers shop is rapidly changing, and employee roles and responsibilities are changing too. Redefining your rewards strategy is crucial to ensuring that you can recruit, motivate, and retain the people you need for continued success across the supermarket industry.

The Supermarket module of the US Retail Compensation and Benefits Survey provides compensation, benefits, policies, and practices data for 138 supermarket-related jobs. Gauge how your talent strategy stacks up to that of your competition with policy and practices data on turnover, holidays, pay structures, and shift differentials. Analyze the market research data across the supermarket sector by numerous position families, such as:

  • Deli/bakery
  • Floral
  • Produce
  • Pharmacy
  • Warehouse/distribution and more
Are you ready to revamp your supermarket industry rewards strategy?

Participation open: March – April

Data effective : April 1

Results publish: September

2022 results available

  • 138 positions published
  • USD 2,000 – 6,000
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Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 353
  • # Positions Published: 138
  • # Organizations: 52
  • # Observations: 2,137,444

Based on data from the 2022 US Retail Compensation and Benefits Survey – Supermarket. Data minimum and suppression rules account for the difference between the number of positions surveyed and published.

Data Collected

  • Base Salary
  • Total Cash Compensation
  • Total Direct Compensation

Policies and Practices

  • Casual/Leased Drivers
  • Employee Discounts
  • Employee Turnover
  • Freezer Differentials
  • Holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Pay Increase Budgets
  • Pay Structures
  • Shift Differentials
  • Vacation Days

Part-time Benefits Policies

  • Benefits Eligibility - Part-time Employees
  • Benefit Plans Offered
  • Mix of Shared Cost
  • Plan Type Compared to Full-time Plan
  • Type of Cost Coverage

Position Families Analyzed

  • Deli/Bakery
  • Floral
  • Frozen Food/Dairy
  • General Merchandise/Health & Beauty
  • Grocery
  • Market/Meat
  • Pharmacy
  • Produce
  • Seafood
  • Specialty Foods/Wine
  • Warehouse/Distribution

This survey is powered by Mercer Job Library. View Mercer Job Library FAQs for more details. Survey results are delivered in Mercer WIN®, giving you access to the data through a variety of customizable parameters. Your survey purchase includes access for three (3) Mercer WIN® users. If you need additional users, they can be added during checkout.


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  • 2022 results are now available for purchase.

Participating Companies

View the list of participating companies in this supermarket industry survey.

Position List & Sample Report

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View a sample report of this survey for a glimpse at what’s included.

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2023 Survey Participation

2023 survey participation is now closed. The act of submitting data to a survey is known as survey participation and your company is then viewed as a participant. Survey participation is open to all organizations and is not required to purchase results.

Please note that this survey will no longer be a standalone survey when 2023 results are published. Instead this survey and your participation will be incorporated into the US Retail Compensation and Benefits Survey.

Key Dates:

  • Participation opens March 1, 2023
  • Participation closes May 4, 2023

Why should you participate?

  • Align your pay to the market
  • Maximize your budget by making informed decisions to ensure you are not overpaying or underpaying
  • Receive invitations to exclusive participant-only events
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  • Participation Start Date03/01/2023
  • Participation End Date05/04/2023
  • RegionUS
  • Sub TitleRevamp your rewards strategy to recognize essential roles
  • Short DescriptionSalary data for store level & warehouse/distribution positions in supermarkets.

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