It Pays to Join Our Store Team
Every Publix Super Market is a multi-million dollar enterprise that offers rewarding career paths and exciting earnings potential. Each of our more than 1,000 stores is staffed with an average of 130 associates, providing extensive employment opportunities.
Many of these opportunities are for part-timers needing flexible schedules to accommodate their academic studies, their family responsibilities or their retirement lifestyle.
Full-time, non-management associates can earn as much as $25,000 per year, depending on pay rate, hours worked, and experience. And there is a clear career path leading to management from nearly every job in the store.
If you want to be considered for a management position, you will know—in advance—exactly what experience you need to obtain to be eligible. Average earnings for our management positions are as follows.
- more than $45,000 per year for Assistant Department Managers
- more than $66,000 per year for Department Managers
- more than $83,000 per year for Assistant Store Managers
- more than $115,000 per year for Store Managers
Frequently, there are also opportunities for store associates to transfer to other stores or into positions in other parts of the company like Manufacturing, Distribution, and Corporate Offices.
Part-time and full-time store associates may be eligible for two bonuses, as well. The first is a quarterly profit-sharing bonus based on the financial performance of the store in which they work. That means the better associates work together as a team, the greater their financial reward. The second is a holiday bonus paid in December.
Those are only two of the many benefits offered at Publix. Check out the full menu of benefits, which includes stock the company provides eligible associates at no costa special reward since Publix stock isn't available to the public.
Other reasons that Publix is a great place to work are listed on the Why Publix page.
We have stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee, making us the largest employee-owned supermarket chain in the nation. The Store Locator provides more detail on where these stores are. Plus, we continually open new stores. If you would like to see which new stores are planned for the near future, click here. If you would like to learn how to apply for a position at a new store, click here.
We also have Publix GreenWise Market stores in several cities. Click here to learn more about employment opportunities in this exciting new shopping environment.
Many of our store associates end up staying with Publix for their entire career, either in our stores or in other parts of the company. In fact, more than 25,000 associates have been with Publix for at least 10 years.
To learn why people stay here so long, browse through the testimonials from our associates.