According to CNN Money, the average yearly pay for an hourly Publix employee was $26,694 in 2013, and store managers made an average of $114,496. Publix paid hourly employees $23,632 in 2006, and store managers averaged $101,800. This supermarket chain adjusts employee salaries periodically and according to inflation.
Publix supermarkets are headquartered in Lakeland, Fla., and are 100 percent employee owned and operated. All full-time employees are eligible to participate in the company's stock program. CNN Money says that, "The chain of more than 1,000 supermarkets in five Southeastern states boasts low full-time turnover of 3.2% – unheard of in the grocery industry."