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Deli Manager Salary

Earnings for Deli Managers in the United States come in at around $14.34 per hour on average. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Deli Managers making up 70 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, nearly one in four claim no health benefits at all. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$27,337 - $51,864
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $38,427
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$10.10 - $20.20
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$27,337 - $51,864  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,500  
Profit Sharing
$590 - $4,069  
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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$22,682 - $49,163  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.10 - $20.20  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.42 - $1.38  
Overtime
$14.72 - $30.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$590 - $4,069  
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).
)
$22,682 - $49,163  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 194
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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.

Common Career Paths for Deli Manager


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Deli Managers who transition into an upper level Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Manager position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Manager makes $33K a year.

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Popular Skills for Deli Manager


Deli Managers note just a narrow range of job 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $29K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $31K. Deli Managers see a median salary of $35K after reaching one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $38K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Deli Manager Salaries



National Average
$33,000



Skills That Affect Deli Manager Salaries

Scheduling
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

National Average
$33,000

Order Inventory
up arrow 1%

Food Preparation
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
22%
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%