Median pay for Produce Department Assistant Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $13.12 per hour. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Over a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the greater part report medical coverage and over one-half claim dental coverage as well. Male Produce Department Assistant Managers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$32,522 - $73,974
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$74K
MEDIAN: $41,866
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$9.28 - $18.03
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,522 - $73,974  
   
Bonus
$1,179  
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
Total Pay (?
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$19,623 - $42,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.28 - $18.03  
   
Overtime
$9.00 - $37.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,179  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$19,623 - $42,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Job Description for Produce Department Assistant Manager (Grocery)

Produce department assistant managers (grocery) are in charge of facilitating the ordering and allocation of produce for their store. They are responsible for managing inventory and ordering new products as needed. They must have strong interpersonal skills to lead the produce department staff to reach all departmental objectives in a timely manner. Their main duties also include assisting the produce manager with managing grocery stock, pricing, merchandising, and expense control processes. They utilize a computer system to keep accurate records of produce ordered, sold, and additional requests to produce vendors.

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Produce Department Assistant Manager (Grocery) Tasks

  • Receive deliveries of products, oversee stocking, ensure accurate pricing and signage, and monitor product quality.
  • Run the department when the perishables manager is absent, assuming full management of employees and scheduling.
  • Assist in managing department employees, participating in the hiring process, conducting training, and supervising employee performance.
  • Maintain sanitation and safety standards, report any food safety concerns.

Common Career Paths for Produce Department Assistant Manager (Grocery)


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Produce Department Assistant Managers might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Produce Department Manager, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $37K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Produce Department Assistant Manager (Grocery)

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $26K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $32K. Produce Department Assistant Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $31K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

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Experience Affects Produce Department Assistant Manager (Grocery) Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Produce Department Assistant Manager (Grocery) Salaries

National Average
$29,000

People Management
up arrow 12%

Order Inventory
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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