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Supermarket Store Manager Salary

Supermarket Store Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — more than three-fourths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $37K to $103K per year, median earnings come to $64K per year. Overall cash earnings for Supermarket Store Managers stretch from $37K on the lower end to $103K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $24K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Most Supermarket Store Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, one in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by more than half. Men make up the vast majority of Supermarket Store Managers (86 percent) who took the survey. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$39,197 - $91,611
(Median)
$39K
$64K
$92K
MEDIAN: $64,476
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$11.63 - $27.81
(Median)
$12
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,197 - $91,611  
   
Bonus
$30.41 - $24,053  
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $10,033  
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
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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$36,823 - $102,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 210
National Hourly Rate 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$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $27.81  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $29.83  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$30.41 - $24,053  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $10,033  
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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$36,823 - $102,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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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Survey takers who work as Supermarket Store Managers usually report a few specific skills. Operations Management and Merchandising are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 11 percent and 9 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Supermarket Store Manager

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


Supermarket Store Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $51K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $52K. Supermarket Store Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $66K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $73K.

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Experience Affects Supermarket Store Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$66,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Supermarket Store Manager Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 11%

Merchandising
up arrow 9%

National Average
$66,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 21%
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