Supermarket Store Manager Salary (United States)

Most Supermarket Store Managers in the United States—more than three-quarters—have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $34,668 to $105,187 per year, but standard earnings come to around $67,076 per year. Overall cash income ranges from $38,012 near the bottom to $90,745) near the top; it includes potential earnings of $24K from bonuses and $9,899 from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Most enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and more than half get vision benefits. Men make up the vast majority of Supermarket Store Managers (88 percent). Job satisfaction for Supermarket Store Managers is high. Replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.
Supermarket Store Manager Salary (?
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$38,012 - $90,745
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MEDIAN: $64,154
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Supermarket Store Manager Salary (?
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$9.70 - $24.73
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,012 - $90,745  
   
Bonus
$970 - $24,178  
Profit Sharing
$1,184 - $9,899  
Commission
$0.00 - $-0.49  
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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$34,668 - $105,187  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 244
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.70 - $24.73  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$970 - $24,178  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $-0.49  
Profit Sharing
$1,184 - $9,899  
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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$34,668 - $105,187  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Job Description for Supermarket Store Manager

The person in charge of all aspects of a supermarket's functioning is the supermarket store manager. They are responsible for a wide variety of areas from the food inventory to personnel matters to the store's financial performance. The supermarket store manager typically supervises a team of department managers who run the various divisions of the store, as well as managers who oversee cashiers and customer service. They help department managers with inventory projections and ordering to ensure timely product rotation and efficient use of shelf space. The manager works with customer service and cashier managers (or the head cashier) to address any difficulties with frequent-customer cards, product complaints, and cash-handling procedures.
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Supermarket Store Manager Tasks
  • Supervise grocery store employees, overseeing hiring, discipline, training, and promotions.
  • Manage the daily operation and administration of all departments of a grocery store.
  • Set standards for customer service, receive and respond to customer complaints.
  • Monitor store financial performance, setting business objectives and implementing strategies to meet those targets.
  • Oversee the ordering and stocking of products, monitor product quality, and adjust inventory to meet customer needs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Supermarket Store Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Supermarket Store Managers in the early stages of their career don't see a large increase in pay for the first decade—salary tends to grow from $55K to just $50K. Compensation is $67K after 10 to 20 years. As Supermarket Store Managers reach 20 years on the job, salary growth continues to be strong, with earnings averaging $77K. The largest number of Supermarket Store Managers have more than 20 years of experience, followed by those with 10 to 20 years. Workers who have been working for one to 10 years are the least common.

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Experience Affects Supermarket Store Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%
Experienced
0%
National Average
$67,000
Entry-Level
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Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
49%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 17%
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