Meat Manager Salary

Male Meat Managers number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $19.21 per hour in the United States. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by location, followed by career length and the specific company. Job satisfaction for Meat Managers is high. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$30,767 - $68,898
(Median)
$31K
$47K
$69K
MEDIAN: $46,807
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$13.05 - $24.68
(Median)
$13
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,767 - $68,898  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,840  
Profit Sharing
$700 - $2,200  
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
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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$30,245 - $61,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 115
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.05 - $24.68  
   
Overtime
$18.03 - $34.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,840  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
Profit Sharing
$700 - $2,200  
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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$30,245 - $61,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 225
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Job Description for Meat Manager

Meat managers are responsible for overseeing all aspects of a store's meat intake and output. Specifically, they are in charge of managing inventory, upholding quality assurance, and supervising staff. They must understand cost effectiveness related to their product and be able to implement departmental strategies for employees. In addition, meat managers oversee the work of employees such as butchers, counter help, and store assistants. They must ensure safety and sanitary procedures are followed at all times, and they often serve as part of the hiring and training process for their department. Additionally, meat managers may work directly with customers. These professionals serve as part of the management team, and they generally report to the store manager or district manager.

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Meat Manager Tasks

  • Train new produce department team members.
  • Create and merchandise produce displays, making sure only high-quality produce is presented.
  • Maintain produce department inventory, negotiating prices with vendors and restocking supplies as needed.
  • Lift and move heavy boxes of produce.

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While select The Kroger Company employees may bring in up to $66K, a median salary of only $41K — the lowest in the field — suggests a serious lag in the earnings department.


Meat Managers typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Those who have experience with Order Inventory, Customer Service, and Meat Cutter can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Meat Cutter and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Meat Manager

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $35K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $39K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Meat Managers make a median salary of $46K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $48K.

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Experience Affects Meat Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Meat Manager Salaries

National Average
$43,000

Order Inventory
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Meat Cutter
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 13%
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