Produce Manager (Grocery) Salary

Average Produce Managers in the United States make around $13.76 per hour. Compensation ranges between $8.62 per hour and $19.05. Produce Managers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 82 percent. The majority of Produce Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — roughly a fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$30,217 - $59,960
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$30K
$44K
$60K
MEDIAN: $43,616
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$8.62 - $19.05
(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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$18,976 - $55,652  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Hourly Rate
$8.62 - $19.05  
   
Overtime
$10.91 - $29.91  
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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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$18,976 - $55,652  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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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.


For many Produce Managers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. The average beginner in this position makes around $26K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $33K. On average, Produce Managers make $36K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $45K on average.

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Experience Affects Produce Manager (Grocery) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
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: 46% employee benefits None: 21%
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