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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 $19.29 per hour in the United States. Geographic location is the main element affecting pay for this group — career duration and the specific company are driving factors as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,414 - $68,831
(Median)
$30K
$47K
$69K
MEDIAN: $47,033
10%
50%
90%

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$13.06 - $24.46
(Median)
$13
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $19.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,414 - $68,831  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,137  
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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$30,174 - $60,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.06 - $24.46  
   
Overtime
$17.94 - $34.43  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,137  
   
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).
)
$30,174 - $60,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 207

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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.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Meat Manager


The smallest paychecks can be found at The Kroger Company — the median salary there is $41K; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with salaries varying between $27K and $64K.


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. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Meat Cutter.

Pay by Experience Level for Meat Manager

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


For many Meat Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average inexperienced worker earns $35K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $40K. Meat Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $46K. Meat Managers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $48K.

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Experience Affects Meat Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Meat Manager Salaries

Order Inventory
0%

National Average
$43,000

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
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 13%
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