Supermarket Department Manager, Meat Salary

Pay for Supermarket Meat Department Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $17.62 per hour. With some bonuses approaching $5K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $4K, overall incomes of Supermarket Meat Department Managers spread between $28K and $61K depending on individual performance. Most Supermarket Meat Department Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Just over one in five of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$32,137 - $66,790
(Median)
$32K
$46K
$67K
MEDIAN: $45,868
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$12.39 - $22.76
(Median)
$12
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,137 - $66,790  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,015  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,470  
Commission
$0.00 - $250.00  
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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$28,344 - $60,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.39 - $22.76  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $34.01  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,015  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $250.00  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,470  
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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$28,344 - $60,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 163
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Job Description for Supermarket Department Manager, Meat

Supermarket managers of meat departments direct the store's meat counter and the employees who maintain it. These managers are have a variety of responsibilities, including taking inventory, ordering supplies when they are low, and anticipating when demand will be high. Some research into new products may be necessary in order to expand existing lineups and keep up with customers' changing interests.

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Supermarket Department Manager, Meat Tasks

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

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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 Meat Department Managers most often advance into Meat Cutter and Retail Store Assistant Manager positions even though the median salaries are $11K lower and $9K lower, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Supermarket Department Manager, Meat

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


For Supermarket Meat Department Managers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $33K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $39K. Supermarket Meat Department Managers bring in $43K after working for 10 to 20 years. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $46K.

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Experience Affects Supermarket Department Manager, Meat Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Supermarket Department Manager, Meat Salaries

People Management
up arrow 16%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

National Average
$41,000

Order Inventory
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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