Grocery Store Manager Salary

Three-fifths of Grocery Store Managers in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $29K to $88K per year, and the average comes out to $57K per year. This group's pay is mainly influenced by location, followed by the company and years of experience. More than half of Grocery Store Managers (67 percent) survey respondents are men. Some workers in this field — nearly one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,437 - $86,739
$38K
$57K
$87K
MEDIAN: $57,073
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50%
90%

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$11.29 - $22.71
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$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.65
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$0$87K
Salary $38,437 - $86,739
Bonus $487.22 - $20,442
Profit Sharing $3,000
Commission $0.00 - $2,534
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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$28,931 - $87,636
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 267
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $11.29 - $22.71
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $16.52 - $35.73
Annual Data $0$87K
Bonus $487.22 - $20,442
Commission $0.00 - $2,534
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$28,931 - $87,636
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 160

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Job Description for Grocery Store Manager

A grocery store manager is responsible for the overall supervision of their store and oversees a variety of areas, from cash flow and handling to inventory to hiring decisions and training. At medium or large stores, the manager often directly oversees a supervisory or low-level management team that assists them in ensuring the store's operations run efficiently. One of the primary jobs of the grocery store manager is ensuring proper cash flow and money-handling procedures; this typically includes providing training for personnel, performing the uploading of credit card transaction data to a central processor, and making deposits to the store's bank account.

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Grocery Store Manager Tasks

  • Monitor store financial performance, setting business objectives and implementing strategies to meet those targets.
  • Oversee the ordering and stocking of products, monitor product quality, and adjust inventory to meet customer needs.
  • Set standards for customer service, receive and respond to customer complaints.
  • Supervise grocery store employees, overseeing hiring, discipline, training, and promotions.
  • Manage the daily operation and administration of all departments of a grocery store.

Grocery Store Manager Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Grocery Store Manager


Grocery Store Managers flock to Safeway, Inc., Save-A-Lot Food Stores Inc., The Kroger Company, Weis Markets Inc, and Publix Super Markets Inc, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Although Safeway, Inc. boasts the highest average salary in town at $83K, employee compensation still varies greatly — workers can make as little as $52K or as much as $105K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Sprouts Farmers Market LLC, Publix Super Markets Inc, and The Kroger Company, where earnings of $72K, $68K, or $63K are standard for Grocery Store Managers.

Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., Weis Markets Inc, and Save-A-Lot Food Stores Inc. are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($45K, $45K, and $46K respectively).

Popular Skills for Grocery Store Manager


Grocery Store Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with Leadership and Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 30 percent and 11 percent, respectively. Those listing Merchandising as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Customer Service and Order Inventory also typically command lower compensation. Those educated in Customer Service tend to be well versed in Order Inventory.

Pay by Experience Level for Grocery Store Manager

Pay by Experience for a Grocery Store Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Grocery Store Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 127 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Grocery Store Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Grocery Store Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 170 salaries. A Grocery Store Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 143 salaries.

Grocery Store Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Grocery Store Manager?

Grocery Store Manager in Creedmoor:
Pros: Taking care of customers!
Cons: Boss never stays, only works A few hours a day.

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Key Stats for Grocery Store Manager

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
32%
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Experience Affects Grocery Store Manager Salaries

▲28%

▲8%

National Average
$50,000

▼9%

▼28%

Skills That Affect Grocery Store Manager Salaries

Leadership
▲30%

Inventory Management
▲11%


National Average
$50,000

People Management
▼1%



Merchandising
▼36%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 26%
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