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Produce Manager (Grocery) Salary

Produce Managers in the United States can expect wages of $13.51 per hour on average. Compensation ranges between $8.65 per hour and $18.97. For the most part, Produce Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,217 - $63,984
(Median)
$30K
$44K
$64K
MEDIAN: $43,616
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$8.65 - $18.97
(Median)
$8
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,217 - $63,984  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
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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$18,902 - $55,767  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.65 - $18.97  
   
Overtime
$11.10 - $29.43  
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$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
   
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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$18,902 - $55,767  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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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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Produce Managers often transition into upper-level roles like Produce Department Manager, for which the average compensation is $37K per year.

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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. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $33K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $26K. Produce Managers see a median salary of $35K after reaching 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 40%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 24%
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