Retail Store Manager, Grocery Salary

Grocery Store Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with nearly three in five bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $55K per year on average but can range from $28K to $86K per year. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is experience level, followed by the company and geographic location. Although about one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. There are more male Grocery Store Managers than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 64 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$35,277 - $82,807
$35K
$55K
$83K
MEDIAN: $54,607
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50%
90%

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$10.20 - $21.19
$10
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.36
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,277 - $82,807  
   
Bonus
$776 - $20,426  
Profit Sharing
$5,200  
Commission
$0.00 - $84,169  
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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$28,326 - $85,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.20 - $21.19  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.22  
Overtime
$16.68 - $30.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$776 - $20,426  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $84,169  
Profit Sharing
$5,200  
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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$28,326 - $85,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103

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Job Description for Retail Store Manager, Grocery

A retail store manager at a grocery store oversees the operations of the store to ensure that it is running smoothly. Sometimes this position can cause a lot of stress. When customers experience dissatisfaction with the store, the customers may request to speak to a manager. The manager will also have to multitask, so it is important to be able to work well under pressure. The manager may have administrative duties, such as financial recordkeeping, correspondence, and payroll.

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Retail Store Manager, Grocery Tasks

  • Monitor store financial performance, setting business objectives and implementing strategies to meet those targets.
  • Oversee the ordering and stocking of products, monitor product quality, and adjust inventory to meet customer needs.
  • Set standards for customer service, receive and respond to customer complaints.
  • Supervise grocery store employees, overseeing hiring, discipline, training, and promotions.
  • Manage the daily operation and administration of all departments of a grocery store.

Common Career Paths for Retail Store Manager, Grocery


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Grocery Store Managers' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Retail District Manager. The average Retail District Manager brings home $71K per year. The most common next step for a Groecery Store Manager is to become a Supermarket Store Manager or a Grocery Store Manager. The former position pays an additional $16K per year on average, and the latter position pays $2K more per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Store Manager, Grocery

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


Grocery Store Managers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $37K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $42K. On average, Grocery Store Managers make $50K following one to two decades on the job. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $65K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

Retail Store Manager, Grocery Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Retail Store Manager, Grocery?

Retail Store Manager, Grocery in Charlotte:
"Unreasonable hours."
Way too many hours to be on site plus phone calls constantly while off. This is a 24/7 job. Say goodbye to your loved ones and don't plan on sleeping.

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Key Stats for Retail Store Manager, Grocery

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
32%
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Experience Affects Retail Store Manager, Grocery Salaries

Late-Career
▲37%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Skills That Affect Retail Store Manager, Grocery Salaries

Operations Management
▲16%

Hiring
▲14%

Profit & Loss (P&L) Statements
▲11%

Merchandising
▲6%

Team Leadership
▲5%


National Average
$47,000

People Management
▼1%

Sales Management
▼5%


Inventory Management
▼19%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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