Produce Manager (Grocery) Salary

For Produce Managers, hourly average wages total $16.77 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Male Produce Managers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. While roughly a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. Most Produce Managers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$29,163 - $63,676
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$64K
MEDIAN: $45,867
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$10.05 - $20.79
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MEDIAN: $16.77
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,163 - $63,676  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $7,096  
Profit Sharing
$884  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$22,650 - $53,731  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.05 - $20.79  
   
Overtime
$13.85 - $30.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$484.79 - $7,096  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$884  
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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$22,650 - $53,731  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 202

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Produce Manager (Grocery)


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For Produce Managers, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Produce Managers earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Produce Department Manager.

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The Kroger Company attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $42K.

Pay by Experience Level for Produce Manager (Grocery)

Pay by Experience for a Produce Manager (Grocery) has a positive trend. An entry-level Produce Manager (Grocery) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 79 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Produce Manager (Grocery) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Produce Manager (Grocery) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 86 salaries. A Produce Manager (Grocery) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 66 salaries.

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Key Stats for Produce Manager (Grocery)

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Produce Manager (Grocery) Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
▼22%

Skills That Affect Produce Manager (Grocery) Salaries

Inventory Management
▲19%

Scheduling
▲17%

Merchandising
▲15%

People Management
▲1%

National Average
$37,000


Customer Service
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 24%