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Deli Manager Salary

Deli Managers in the United States take home approximately $14.38 per hour on average. Cash earnings for Deli Managers — including $5K in bonuses and $6K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $22K to $50K depending on individual performance. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Deli Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Deli Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 72 percent. While nearly one-fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$27,961 - $58,240
(Median)
$28K
$39K
$58K
MEDIAN: $38,945
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$10.08 - $20.25
(Median)
$10
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$27,961 - $58,240  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,907  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,761  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,999 - $49,781  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.08 - $20.25  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.34 - $1.47  
Overtime
$14.90 - $30.78  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,907  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,761  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,999 - $49,781  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 237

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Job Description for Deli Manager

The deli manager is a position that is hired almost exclusively by grocery stores, supermarkets, and other food service companies. Generally, most companies do not require formal education, but some may prefer applicants with a high school diploma. Most companies prefer applicants with at least two years of experience in a deli and two or more years of supervisory experience. Ideal applicants must understand how to safely operate deli equipment, as well.

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Deli Manager Tasks

  • Stock necessary ingredients and equipment.
  • Provide excellent customer service and resolve customer dissatisfaction.
  • Ensure proper adherence to food preparation regulations.
  • Supervise staff and daily activities of a busy deli counter.
  • Train and manage deli team members.

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Popular Skills for Deli Manager


Survey results show that Deli Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Scheduling, Customer Service, Order Inventory, and Food Preparation are correlated to pay that is above average. The majority of those who know Customer Service also know Order Inventory.

Pay by Experience Level for Deli Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Deli Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $29K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $32K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $35K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $37K.

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Experience Affects Deli Manager Salaries



National Average
$33,000



Skills That Affect Deli Manager Salaries

Scheduling
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Customer Service
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Order Inventory
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National Average
$33,000

Food Preparation
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 26%
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