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Supermarket Department Manager, Bakery & Delicatessen (Deli) Salary

Average Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers in the United States make around $13.30 per hour. Pay generally varies between $9.50 per hour and $21.03. Cash earnings for Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers — which occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $6K from profit sharing — stretch from around $21K to approximately $54K. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — nearly one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans.

$29,626 - $55,453
(Median)
$30K
$39K
$55K
MEDIAN: $39,343
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$9.50 - $21.03
(Median)
$9
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$21
MEDIAN: $13.00
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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.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,626 - $55,453  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,877  
Profit Sharing
$153.19 - $5,872  
Commission
$0.00 - $986  
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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$20,838 - $53,552  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.50 - $21.03  
   
Overtime
$7.34 - $32.26  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,877  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $986  
Profit Sharing
$153.19 - $5,872  
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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$20,838 - $53,552  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 295

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Job Description for Supermarket Department Manager, Bakery & Delicatessen (Deli)

Supermarket department managers of delis oversee their facility and its services; their work is also supervisory, so prior experience in the field and/or in a management position may be required for some positions. Generally, these managers must make sure that employees are working efficiently and food is both stocked properly and presented in an aesthetic manner. It is also essential to make sure that employees are adhering to health codes and laws, and there may be administrative duties such as hiring, firing, and performing employee evaluations.

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Supermarket Department Manager, Bakery & Delicatessen (Deli) Tasks

  • Resolve customer complaints.
  • Monitor supply levels, profits, losses, and cleanliness of departments.
  • Oversee the operations and performance of the supermarket and its staff.
  • Supervise employee training.

Common Career Paths for Supermarket Department Manager, Bakery & Delicatessen (Deli)


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Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers who become Office Managers may see a small rise in pay. On average, Office Managers earn $35K per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Supermarket Department Manager, Bakery & Delicatessen (Deli)


Although Harris Teeter, Inc. boasts the highest average salary in town at $45K, employee compensation still varies greatly — workers can make as little as $27K or as much as $55K.

Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers will find the worst pay at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, where the median salary crawls in at $23K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $27K, leaving little room for growth.


Survey results show that Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Fortunate workers who know Scheduling can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 22 percent above average. Many workers who know Customer Service also know Order Inventory.

Pay by Experience Level for Supermarket Department Manager, Bakery & Delicatessen (Deli)

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


Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $26K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $32K on average. Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers see a median salary of $33K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $42K.

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Experience Affects Supermarket Department Manager, Bakery & Delicatessen (Deli) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Supermarket Department Manager, Bakery & Delicatessen (Deli) Salaries

Scheduling
up arrow 22%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$32,000

Order Inventory
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 82 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 24%
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