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Deli Manager Salary

Median pay for Deli Managers in the United States is around $14.45 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and approximately one-fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Deli Managers making up 71 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$27,734 - $57,481
(Median)
$28K
$39K
$57K
MEDIAN: $39,250
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$10.10 - $20.43
(Median)
$10
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$27,734 - $57,481  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
Profit Sharing
$610 - $4,913  
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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$22,332 - $50,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.10 - $20.43  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.34 - $1.47  
Overtime
$14.82 - $30.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$610 - $4,913  
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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$22,332 - $50,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 220

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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 go on to become Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Manager, an upper-level role, pays $33K.

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Popular Skills for Deli Manager


Deli Managers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Customer Service, Scheduling, Order Inventory, and Food Preparation are correlated to pay that is above average. Those proficient in Customer Service are, more often than not, also skilled in 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. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $29K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $32K on average. For Deli Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $36K. Deli Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $39K on average.

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Experience Affects Deli Manager Salaries



National Average
$34,000



Skills That Affect Deli Manager Salaries

Customer Service
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Scheduling
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National Average
$34,000

Order Inventory
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Food Preparation
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

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