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Supermarket Store Manager Salary

Supermarket Store Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up over three-fourths of Supermarket Store Managers. Pay fluctuates from $37K to $105K per year, but expected earnings average $65K annually. In the world of Supermarket Store Managers, total cash compensation can vary between $37K and $105K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $23K and $10K, respectively. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Supermarket Store Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Supermarket Store Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 86 percent to be exact. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$39,493 - $91,059
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MEDIAN: $64,934
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,493 - $91,059  
   
Bonus
$970 - $23,497  
Profit Sharing
$1,745 - $9,967  
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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$36,612 - $104,830  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.93 - $27.62  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $29.59  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$970 - $23,497  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $-0.49  
Profit Sharing
$1,745 - $9,967  
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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$36,612 - $104,830  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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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.


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $56K. It's worth noting that people with five to 10 years of experience report bringing in less at around $50K on average. Supermarket Store Managers see a median salary of $67K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $74K on average.

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Experience Affects Supermarket Store Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$67,000

Entry-Level
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Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
48%

Common Health Benefits

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