Meat Manager Salary

Men account for the majority of Meat Managers in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $19.11 per hour. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is geography, though career duration and the specific company have a (lesser) impact as well. Job satisfaction for Meat Managers is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$31,094 - $68,481

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$13.03 - $24.57

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,094 - $68,481  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,450  
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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$30,223 - $60,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 121
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.03 - $24.57  
   
Overtime
$18.06 - $34.73  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,450  
   
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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$30,223 - $60,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 239
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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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Though certain workers may see earnings of up to $66K, The Kroger Company still falls short in the compensation department — the median pay is only $41K, the lowest in the field.


Typical Meat Managers report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Order Inventory, Customer Service, and Meat Cutter can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like 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.


Meat Managers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $35K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $39K. Meat Managers bring in $46K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $47K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Meat Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

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 42 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 14%
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