Supermarket Department Manager, Bakery & Delicatessen (Deli) Salary

Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $13.24 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $9.17 per hour and $20.46. Total cash compensation to Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers approaches anywhere from $20K on the lower end to $52K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $5K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. The specific employer and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over one in five lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. Most Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers survey respondents are women (72 percent). Job satisfaction for Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers is high.

$29,081 - $56,497
(Median)
$29K
$40K
$56K
MEDIAN: $39,567
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$9.17 - $20.46
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$9
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,081 - $56,497  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,530  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $9,933  
Commission
$0.00 - $979  
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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$20,238 - $51,692  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.17 - $20.46  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$6.90 - $32.21  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,530  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $979  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $9,933  
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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$20,238 - $51,692  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 272
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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

  • 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.

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


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Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers who transition into new roles such as Office Manager may see a slight upturn in salary. The average Office Manager earns $35K per year.

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


Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., Harris Teeter, Inc., Food Lion, and The Kroger Company are among the top companies that take on many Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers. 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.

The smallest paychecks in the field are found at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, where the median salary is a mere $23K, just about half of the top paying company's median.

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


Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Scheduling, cake decorating, Order Inventory, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. The majority of those who know Customer Service also know cake decorating.

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 lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $25K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $31K on average. Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers see a median salary of $32K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $40K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

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

Scheduling
up arrow 13%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Order Inventory
up arrow 1%

cake decorating
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National Average
$31,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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