Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods Salary

Pay for Supermarket Dairy & Frozen Foods Department Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $13.23 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $9.09 per hour to $18.99. Career duration is the main element affecting pay for this group — geography and the particular employer are driving factors as well. Most Supermarket Dairy & Frozen Foods Department Managers survey respondents are men (79 percent). Most Supermarket Dairy & Frozen Foods Department Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and a fair number have dental coverage, about a fifth claim no health benefits at all. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,913 - $58,695
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MEDIAN: $42,140
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$9.09 - $18.99
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MEDIAN: $13.23
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,913 - $58,695  
   
Bonus
$40.85 - $4,064  
Profit Sharing
$400.00  
Commission
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$19,237 - $44,494  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.09 - $18.99  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63  
Overtime
$13.07 - $29.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$40.85 - $4,064  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$400.00  
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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$19,237 - $44,494  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 294

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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 who move on to become Grocery Store Managers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Grocery Store Managers get paid an average of $49K per year.

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


Those at Harris Teeter, Inc. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $36K.

The Kroger Company seems to offer the smallest paychecks with a median salary of only $30K. The pay range is quite narrow, too; compensation generally sits between $18K and $43K.

Popular Skills for Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods


Typical Supermarket Dairy & Frozen Foods Department Managers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, facility with Merchandising and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 20 percent and 6 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
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods Salaries

▲35%

▲14%

▲1%

National Average
$29,000

▼12%

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

Merchandising
▲20%



Order Inventory
▼0%

National Average
$29,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 21%
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