Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods Salary

An average Supermarket Dairy & Frozen Foods Department Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $13.19 per hour. Pay ranges from $9.12 per hour on the low end to $19.01 on the high end. Experience level is the main element affecting pay for this group — geography and the individual firm are driving factors as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Some workers in this field — just over a fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. Making up 77 percent of those who took the survey, male Supermarket Dairy & Frozen Foods Department Managers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,639 - $51,064
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MEDIAN: $41,874
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$9.12 - $19.01
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,639 - $51,064  
   
Bonus
$40.85 - $4,064  
Profit Sharing
$350.00  
Commission
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$19,312 - $44,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.12 - $19.01  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63  
Overtime
$12.31 - $29.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$40.85 - $4,064  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$350.00  
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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$19,312 - $44,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 282

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Job Description for Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods

A supermarket department manager for dairy and frozen foods manages those specific departments for their organization. Day-to-day responsibilities for these professionals include checking inventory, ensuring items past the sell-by date are removed, and making sure needed items are in stock. They also supervise employees, providing guidance, scheduling shifts, and handling disciplinary actions as needed. Supermarket department managers for dairy and frozen foods also handle customers that have any questions, as well as hire and train new employees. They also work with the other department managers of the supermarket on store-wide policies, promotions, and in other areas. In all tasks, supermarket department managers must know the typical items in their sections and where they are located.

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Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods Tasks

  • Maintain produce department inventory, negotiating prices with vendors and restocking supplies as needed.
  • Lift and move heavy boxes of produce.
  • Train new produce department team members.
  • Create and merchandise produce displays, making sure only high-quality produce is presented.

Common Career Paths for Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods


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Supermarket Dairy & Frozen Foods Department Managers might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Groecery Store Manager, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $49K per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods


Supermarket Dairy & Frozen Foods Department Managers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Harris Teeter, Inc., where the average salary comes to $36K.

Offering a median salary of only $30K, The Kroger Company gives out the smallest paychecks. Furthermore, the earnings range of $18K to $43K isn't that wide, either.

Popular Skills for Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods


Supermarket Dairy & Frozen Foods Department Managers who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Merchandising and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent and 7 percent, respectively. The majority of those who know Inventory Management also know Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods

Pay by Experience for a Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods has a positive trend. An entry-level Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 156 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 82 salaries. A Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 41 salaries.

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Key Stats for Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods Salaries

▲35%

▲15%

▲1%

National Average
$29,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods Salaries

Merchandising
▲21%



Order Inventory
▼0%

National Average
$29,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 22%