US Retail Compensation and Benefits Survey – Supermarket

Revamp your rewards strategy for roles more important than ever

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Through the use of logistics and AI — grocery pickup, home delivery, tailored loyalty programs — supermarkets are using technology to adapt to the new normal. The way customers shop is changing too. What new roles have become critical within your organization? Redefining your rewards strategy to make sure you can recruit, motivate, and retain the people you need for continued success is crucial.

The Supermarket module of the US Retail Compensation and Benefits Survey provides compensation, benefits, policies, and practices data for 87 supermarket-related jobs. Gauge how your talent strategy stacks up to your competition with policy and practices data on turnover, holidays, pay structures, and shift differentials. Analyze the data by numerous position families, such as:

  • Deli/bakery
  • Floral
  • Produce
  • Pharmacy
  • Warehouse/distribution and more

Current, reliable data
In light of the economic and workforce changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, Mercer conducted a “data refresh” in August to address any market movement that occurred after the initial survey participation period. You will receive the results of the refresh free with your purchase.

This added step to ensure you have access to the most current, reliable data means you can move forward confidently with your pay decisions knowing that your data accurately reflect the market.

Are you ready to revamp your rewards strategy?

Participation open: March - May

Results publish: September


2020 results available

  • 87 positions published
  • USD 1,700 – 5,100
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Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 324
  • # Positions Published: 87
  • # Organizations: 38
  • # Observations: 1,749,264

Based on data from the 2020 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. Learn more or 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.

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Survey Schedule

  • Participation open: March 1
  • Participation deadline: May 14
  • Data Effective: March 1
  • Results publish: September

Participating Companies

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Position List & Sample Report

View the position list and descriptions included in this survey.

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

2021 Participation

2021 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.

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.
  • Identify “hot jobs” and areas of focus for your company.
  • Secure a significant discount on survey results.
  • Receive invitations to exclusive participant-only events.

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  • Short DescriptionSalary data for store level & warehouse/distribution positions in supermarkets.

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