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Produce Department Assistant Manager (Grocery) Salary

Produce Department Assistant Managers in the United States take home approximately $12.28 per hour on average. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $8.68 per hour and $17.39. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Produce Department Assistant Managers. Most Produce Department Assistant Managers survey respondents are men (71 percent). While over a third report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$24,854 - $53,493
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MEDIAN: $40,546
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$8.68 - $17.39
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,854 - $53,493  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,087  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $800  
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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$18,593 - $46,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.68 - $17.39  
   
Overtime
$11.92 - $26.37  
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$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,087  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $800  
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).
)
$18,593 - $46,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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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 usually experience a big boost in pay as they move up the career ladder to upper-level roles like Produce Department Manager. The average pay for a Produce Department Manager is $37K annually.

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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.


Produce Department Assistant Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $26K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $31K. Produce Department Assistant Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $32K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $38K.

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Experience Affects Produce Department Assistant Manager (Grocery) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 38%