Meat Manager Salary

A sizeable majority of Meat Managers in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $19.47 per hour. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is residence, though years of experience and the specific company have a (lesser) impact as well. For the most part, Meat Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Although around one in five lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,060 - $66,366
$36K
$50K
$66K
MEDIAN: $50,376
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50%
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$14.59 - $24.51
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MEDIAN: $19.47
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$36,060 - $66,366  
   
Bonus
$204.26 - $8,081  
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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$31,841 - $61,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.59 - $24.51  
   
Overtime
$21.71 - $36.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$204.26 - $8,081  
   
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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$31,841 - $61,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 294
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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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Meat Managers fill the offices of leading firms The Kroger Company, Safeway, Inc., BJ's Wholesale Club, Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., and Albertson's Inc. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, BJ's Wholesale Club offers the most; Meat Managers earn $47K on average there. Soaring salaries can also be found at The Kroger Company, Safeway, Inc., and Giant Eagle Supermarkets, where earnings of $45K, $45K, or $44K are standard for Meat Managers.

Albertson's Inc., Harris Teeter, Inc., and Giant Eagle Supermarkets also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $42K, $43K, and $44K.

Pay by Experience Level for Meat Manager

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


For Meat Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $35K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $43K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $46K in this role. 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 $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 44 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
42%
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Experience Affects Meat Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$44,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Skills That Affect Meat Manager Salaries

National Average
$44,000

Order Inventory
▼4%

Customer Service
▼6%

Meat Cutter
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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