Men account for the majority of Meat Managers in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $19.37 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length and the particular employer. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$33,942 - $65,659
$34K
$50K
$66K
MEDIAN: $49,598
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90%

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$14.34 - $24.44
$14
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $19.37
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$33,942 - $65,659  
   
Bonus
$193.92 - $8,095  
Profit Sharing
$825  
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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$31,096 - $61,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.34 - $24.44  
   
Overtime
$21.60 - $36.02  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$193.92 - $8,095  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
Profit Sharing
$825  
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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$31,096 - $61,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 298

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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

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

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Many Meat Managers can be found at The Kroger Company, Safeway, Inc., BJ's Wholesale Club, Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., and Albertson's Inc., firms that are at the top of the field. For Meat Managers, comfortable salaries can be found at BJ's Wholesale Club; in fact, median earnings sit around $47K, the highest in the area.

Pay by Experience Level for Meat Manager

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


Meat Managers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $35K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $42K. Meat Managers see a median salary of $45K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $47K.

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Key Stats for Meat Manager

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
041
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
42%
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Experience Affects Meat Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$44,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Meat Manager Salaries

National Average
$44,000

Order Inventory
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 6%

Meat Cutter
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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