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Meat Manager Salary

Male Meat Managers number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $19.47 per hour in the United States. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by geographic location, followed by career duration and the specific company. Most Meat Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$30,415 - $69,719
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MEDIAN: $47,654
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$13.68 - $24.64
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,415 - $69,719  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,333  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $2,219  
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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$30,605 - $60,491  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.68 - $24.64  
   
Overtime
$17.50 - $33.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,333  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $2,219  
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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$30,605 - $60,491  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 172
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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

  • Resolve customer complaints.
  • Monitor supply levels, profits, losses, and cleanliness of departments.
  • Oversee the operations and performance of the supermarket and its staff.
  • Supervise employee training.

Common Career Paths for Meat Manager


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Meat Managers who transition into an upper level Supermarket Meat Department Manager position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Supermarket Meat Department Manager makes $42K a year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Meat Manager


The consistently lowest paying firm on the list is The Kroger Company, where the median salary is just $41K. However, employees at the top of the pay scale do tend to do well, earning around $65K.


Job skills reported by Meat Managers are limited. 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. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $36K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $41K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Meat Managers make a median salary of $49K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no 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 13%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Meat Manager Salaries

National Average
$43,000

Order Inventory
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Meat Cutter
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 14%