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Produce Department Assistant Manager (Grocery) Salary

Average Produce Department Assistant Managers in the United States make around $12.42 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $8.78 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $17.80. Work is enjoyable for Produce Department Assistant Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most Produce Department Assistant Managers survey respondents are men (71 percent). Health benefits are not claimed by all — over a third lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$32,202 - $60,000
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$32K
$43K
$60K
MEDIAN: $42,852
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$8.78 - $17.80
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,202 - $60,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,980  
Profit Sharing
$388.84 - $814  
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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$18,701 - $47,362  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.78 - $17.80  
   
Overtime
$12.00 - $28.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,980  
   
Profit Sharing
$388.84 - $814  
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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$18,701 - $47,362  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 118

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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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Advancing into a Produce Department Manager role seems to be a popular career move for Produce Department Assistant Managers, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger 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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $26K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $33K. On average, Produce Department Assistant Managers make $33K following one to two decades on the job. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $35K.

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Experience Affects Produce Department Assistant Manager (Grocery) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 36%
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