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Supermarket Department Manager, Meat Salary

Supermarket Meat Department Managers in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $18.07 per hour. Total cash compensation to Supermarket Meat Department Managers bottoms out near $28K and approaches $63K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $5K from bonuses and almost $5K from profit sharing. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, just under one in four claim no health benefits at all. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$33,666 - $67,727
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MEDIAN: $46,794
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$11.96 - $22.87
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,666 - $67,727  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,178  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,637  
Commission
$0.00 - $496.65  
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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$27,594 - $62,517  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 107
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.96 - $22.87  
   
Overtime
$15.57 - $34.25  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,178  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $496.65  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,637  
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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$27,594 - $62,517  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 225
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Job Description for Supermarket Department Manager, Meat

  • 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, Meat


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Supermarket Meat Department Managers' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Meat Manager. Median pay for Meat Managers is $43K.

Supermarket Department Manager, General Job Listings

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Supermarket Meat Department Managers note just a narrow range of job skills. People Management and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 12 percent and 7 percent, respectively. Aptitude in Customer Service tends to also indicate an understanding of Order Inventory.

Pay by Experience Level for Supermarket Department Manager, Meat

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $35K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $38K. Supermarket Meat Department Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $44K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $47K.

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Experience Affects Supermarket Department Manager, Meat Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Supermarket Department Manager, Meat Salaries

People Management
up arrow 12%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

National Average
$43,000

Order Inventory
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 23%