Number of employees of Kroger 2014-2019

The number of employees of Kroger decreased from 453 thousand to 435 thousand between February 2019 and February 2020.

The Kroger Company

Kroger Company is one of the largest grocery retailers in the United States, which in turn operates several other grocery companies including Fred Meyer, Ralphs, and Food 4 Less. In 2019, Kroger’s net earnings exceeded 1.5 billion U.S. dollars, a steep decline from just over three billion U.S. dollars in the previous year. Most of Kroger’s sales revenue is attributed to non-perishable goods, a trend which has stayed consistent over the past several years.

Employment in Food Retail Industry in the United States

As of 2019, Kroger was one of the leading supermarket chains in the United States in terms of number of employees, second only to Walmart. In the United States, the number of supermarket and grocery store employees amounted to around 2.5 million in 2017. This figure is expected to increase slightly over the next several years.

Number of employees of Kroger from 2014 to 2019

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Release date

April 2020


United States

Survey time period

as of February 1, 2020

Special properties

full- and part-time employees / approximate figures

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