Deli Manager Salary

Average Deli Managers in the United States make around $14.42 per hour. In the world of Deli Managers, overall income ranges from $23K near the bottom to $49K at the top; this can include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $6K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The company and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Deli Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, about a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. Most Deli Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$27,873 - $56,806
(Median)
$28K
$39K
$57K
MEDIAN: $38,727
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$10.14 - $20.31
(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$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$27,873 - $56,806  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
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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$22,561 - $49,224  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $20.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.34 - $1.47  
Overtime
$14.56 - $30.45  
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 - $4,932  
   
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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$22,561 - $49,224  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 267
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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 Employer Salaries for Deli Manager


Deli Managers flock to Weis Markets Inc for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $40K lead the pack in compensation.

Popular Skills for Deli Manager


Survey results show that Deli Managers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in People Management, Scheduling, Customer Service, and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people 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.


For many Deli Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $32K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $30K. Deli Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $34K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $38K.

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Experience Affects Deli Manager Salaries



National Average
$33,000



Skills That Affect Deli Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 16%

Scheduling
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$33,000

Order Inventory
up arrow 1%

Food Preparation
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 26%
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