Retail Store Manager, Grocery Salary

Roughly three in five of Grocery Store Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $28K to $86K per year, but median earnings come to around $54K per year. Men make up the majority of Grocery Store Managers (65 percent) survey respondents. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and close to one-fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Grocery Store Managers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$34,349 - $81,560

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$9.21 - $21.93

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$34,349 - $81,560  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,915  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $2,543  
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).
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$27,724 - $86,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 219
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.21 - $21.93  
   
Overtime
$13.84 - $33.85  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,915  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $19,392  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $2,543  
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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$27,724 - $86,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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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

  • 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.

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Grocery Store Managers usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Customer Service, Sales Management, and Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Inventory Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Sales Management and Customer Service also typically command lower compensation.

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. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $35K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $41K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $56K. Grocery Store Managers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $70K.

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Experience Affects Retail Store Manager, Grocery Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$50,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

Entry-Level
up arrow 30%

Skills That Affect Retail Store Manager, Grocery Salaries

National Average
$50,000

Operations Management
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 13%

Sales Management
up arrow 17%

Inventory Management
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 21%
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