Retail Store Manager, Grocery Salary (United States)

Grocery Store Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent slightly less than two-thirds of Grocery Store Managers. Salaries average out to around $51,450 annually and spread from $27,023 to $85,562 per year. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits—about a quarter lack coverage. On the flip side, most have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. Most Grocery Store Managers are men (74 percent). For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Retail Store Manager, Grocery Salary (?
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.
)
$33,467 - $79,576
(Median)
33K
41K
54K
69K
80K
MEDIAN: $54,155
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px
Retail Store Manager, Grocery Salary (?
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.
)
$8.76 - $21.54
(Median)
8
11
14
17
22
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary 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.
)
$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$33,467 - $79,576  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,525  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $4,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $19,392  
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).
)
$27,023 - $85,562  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 242
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$8.76 - $21.54  
   
Overtime
$13.26 - $34.29  
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.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,525  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $19,392  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $4,000  
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).
)
$27,023 - $85,562  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
Is Retail Store Manager, Grocery your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
United States (change)

Job Description for Retail Store Manager, Grocery

Working as a grocery retail store manager requires overseeing various aspects of the grocery store itself, including finances, inventory and the management of all employees. A grocery retail store manager is often required to establish and share employee schedules while delegating tasks that should be covered throughout each week with individual employees. Monitoring employee communication with customers and effectiveness when stocking or working cash registers are also responsibilities of a manager working for a grocery retail store.
Read More...
Retail Store Manager, Grocery Tasks
  • Supervise grocery store employees, overseeing hiring, discipline, training, and promotions.
  • Manage the daily operation and administration of all departments of a grocery store.
  • Set standards for customer service, receive and respond to customer complaints.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Retail Store Manager, Grocery

Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px   Copy and paste this HTML:
For Grocery Store Managers, career progression may result in a considerable increase in compensation. Typically, a Retail District Manager, an upper-level role, can earn an extra $18,632 annually than those further down the career ladder.

Retail Store Manager, Grocery Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Grocery Store Managers typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service and Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Retail Store Manager, Grocery

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher salaries. Compensation grows after five to 10 years from $36K to $42K. Pay amounts to $59K after 10 to 20 years. A 20-year tenure heralds decreased salary growth, and Grocery Store Managers who have made it this far report earning around $66K per year. The range of experience in this workforce varies greatly: 37 percent of respondents have between one and nine years of experience; 30 percent have between 10 and 20 years, and 32 percent boast more than two decades of experience.

Related Job Salaries

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -

Experience Affects Retail Store Manager, Grocery Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
National Average
$51,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 19%
Entry-Level
up arrow 29%

Skills That Affect Retail Store Manager, Grocery Salaries

National Average
$51,000
Operations Management
up arrow 4%
Customer Service
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied Image
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
74%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 25%