Produce Manager (Grocery) Salary

Median pay for Produce Managers in the United States is around $13.82 per hour. Compensation ranges from $8.64 per hour on the lower end to $19.03 on the higher end. For the most part, Produce Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Although one-fifth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the greater part get dental coverage, too. Male Produce Managers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$30,217 - $59,960
(Median)
$30K
$44K
$60K
MEDIAN: $43,616
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$8.64 - $19.03
(Median)
$8
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$30,217 - $59,960  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,020  
Total Pay (?
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$18,998 - $55,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Hourly Rate
$8.64 - $19.03  
   
Overtime
$11.01 - $29.65  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,020  
   
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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$18,998 - $55,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Job Description for Produce Manager (Grocery)

Produce managers (grocery) generally perform oversight functions within supermarkets and other stores containing a produce section. They are responsible for ensuring that a safe, attractive environment is available for customers visiting the produce department, and they work closely with store managers, assistant managers and buyers; they may work directly with vendors and/or farmers instead of employing purchasers. Produce managers also perform a number of managerial duties, such as hiring and training staff, providing supervision and guidance, evaluating employee performance regularly and handling discipline issues as they arise.

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Produce Manager (Grocery) Tasks

  • Train new produce department team members.
  • Create and merchandise produce displays, making sure only high-quality produce is presented.
  • Maintain produce department inventory, negotiating prices with vendors and restocking supplies as needed.
  • Lift and move heavy boxes of produce.

Common Career Paths for Produce Manager (Grocery)


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Many Produce Managers advance their careers by becoming Produce Department Managers, who report a slightly higher median income of $37K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Produce Manager (Grocery)

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


Produce Managers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $26K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $33K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $36K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $45K.

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Experience Affects Produce Manager (Grocery) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 21%
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