Frequently Asked Questions

Costco Wholesale Corporation manages the Costco ESS Employee Login Portal for Costco employees. It simplifies the process of working at Costco. It is possible for an employee to access their payslips, pay stubs, payroll processing status, shift schedules, benefits, and career opportunities.


The user can also update their personal information, such as their email address, postal address, phone number, etc. Below is a list of some of the most frequently asked questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the part-time pay at Costco?

According to ZipRecruiter, Costco’s CEO recently announced an increase in starting hourly pay from $15 to $16, while the average hourly wage of its part-time employees in the US is $13.58, according to ZipRecruiter. In addition, you earn 1.5X on Sundays and holidays. This means that if your starting hourly rate is $16, it will increase to $24.

What Is the Part-Time Work Schedule at Costco?

Workers at Costco part-time start at 24 hours a week (5 days) and work their way up to 40 hours. Additionally, you get 5-8 hours of work a day, plus two paid 15-minute breaks (typically given every two hours) and an unpaid 30-minute lunch break.

How long are Costco shifts part-time?

  • 9 AM to 5 PM, day shift.
  • 5 PM to 1 AM, swing shift.
  • In business delivery buildings and bakeries, the overnight shift is between 12 AM and 8 AM.

Is Costco flexible with its hours?

Unfortunately, you cannot choose your own working hours. However, management is always willing to accommodate students who request in advance.

How To Apply At Costco For Part-Time Employment?

You can visit Costco Career and take a look at some of the openings near you.

How Can I Get Help With My Online Employment Application?

If you experience technical difficulties while applying online or want to know the status of your application, please contact Costco Human Resources at 1-800-284-4882 and your call will be routed by the receptionist or any customer support person at Costco Corporation.

Does Costco Provide Employees Access To Their Paystubs? 

Costco provides their employees with access to their pay stubs, benefits information, and payroll details, etc.