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Supermarket Department Manager, Bakery & Delicatessen (Deli) Salary

Median pay for Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $13.29 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $9.47 per hour, and the top verges on $21.23. Total cash earnings of Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers range from $21K on the low end to $54K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $5K and $6K, respectively. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers making up 71 percent. Most Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, roughly one in four claim no health benefits at all. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,583 - $55,566
(Median)
$30K
$40K
$56K
MEDIAN: $39,577
10%
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90%

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$9.47 - $21.23
(Median)
$9
$13
$21
MEDIAN: $13.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,583 - $55,566  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,868  
Profit Sharing
$143.91 - $5,817  
Commission
$0.00 - $986  
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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$20,767 - $53,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.47 - $21.23  
   
Overtime
$7.19 - $32.31  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,868  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $986  
Profit Sharing
$143.91 - $5,817  
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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$20,767 - $53,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 302

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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

  • 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, Bakery & Delicatessen (Deli)


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At the upper end, Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers who move into an Office Manager role may earn a little more as the latter position has a median salary of $35K per year.

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


Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers flock to Harris Teeter, Inc. for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $45K lead the pack in compensation; however, Harris Teeter, Inc. also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $27K at one end to $55K at the other end.

Salaries are easily beat at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, where median pay comes to just $23K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $19K and ending at $27K, range in salary is rather small.

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


Survey results show that Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Fortunate workers who know Scheduling can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 20 percent above average. Experience with Customer Service is often linked with knowledge of Order Inventory.

Pay by Experience Level for Supermarket Department Manager, Bakery & Delicatessen (Deli)

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


For many Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $26K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $31K. Supermarket Bakery & Delicatessen Department Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $33K. 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 $44K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

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

Scheduling
up arrow 20%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$32,000

Order Inventory
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 24%
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