Supermarket Department Manager, Meat Salary

Men account for the majority of Supermarket Meat Department Managers in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $17.96 per hour. Total cash compensation to Supermarket Meat Department Managers approaches anywhere from $28K on the lower end to $62K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $5K from bonuses and upwards of $4K from profit sharing. Some workers in this field — slightly more than a fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. Most Supermarket Meat Department Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$33,405 - $68,494
(Median)
$33K
$46K
$68K
MEDIAN: $46,075
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50%
90%

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$12.35 - $22.91
(Median)
$12
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
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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$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,405 - $68,494  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,093  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,438  
Commission
$0.00 - $484.79  
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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$28,332 - $61,838  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 84
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.35 - $22.91  
   
Overtime
$10.12 - $34.15  
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 - $5,093  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $484.79  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,438  
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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$28,332 - $61,838  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 186
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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.

Common Career Paths for Supermarket Department Manager, Meat


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For Supermarket Meat Department Managers, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Supermarket Meat Department Managers earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Meat Manager. Supermarket Meat Department Managers most often advance into Meat Cutter and Retail Store Assistant Manager positions even though the median salaries are $12K lower and $9K lower, respectively.

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Supermarket Meat Department Managers who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Those who have experience with People Management, Customer Service, and Order Inventory can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Competency in Customer Service frequently indicates knowledge 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.


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. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $32K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $39K. Supermarket Meat Department Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $44K. Supermarket Meat Department Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $47K.

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Experience Affects Supermarket Department Manager, Meat Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Supermarket Department Manager, Meat Salaries

People Management
up arrow 15%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

National Average
$42,000

Order Inventory
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 22%
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