Costco employees earn $17 per hour on average, or $35,000 annually, which is 46% lower than the national salary average of $56,000 per year. According to our data, the highest paying job at Costco is a General Manager at $122,000 annually while the lowest paying job at Costco is a Photo Lab Technician at $19,500 annually.See all Costco salaries »
"The compensation is adequate for the duties performed, however, in this location, the "supervisor" role is simply a means in which to designate accountability for the action of one's team, either positive or negative, with an emphasis on the latter."
"The pay was great for the area and my line of work."
"I feel Costco pays their employees with a living wage, and as such has a low turnover rate which ends up saving the company money in the long run."
"I don't feel overpaid. I feel I am paid very well for what I do."
"Hard to say. They chronically understaff us now, and as we all know Costco is ALWAYS busy, especially the food court. So really I am doing at least four people's jobs so I am probably a good deal. It is seriously ridiculous how understaffed we are now. And for NO REASON. Costco is one of the top companies! Compared to five years ago, they have cut our staff by more than half! Why Our sales have increased! Only reason I can think is corporate greed. No other reason comes to mind."
"I suppose that for the work that I do, the pay is average. I would certainly be less inclined to change my line of work if the compensation were higher."
"Underpaid because the amount of work that I do goes beyond and above the call of duty."