The average hourly pay for a Deli Manager is $15.31.
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Job Description for Deli Manager
The deli manager is a position that is hired almost exclusively by grocery stores, supermarkets, and other food service companies. Generally, most companies do not require formal education, but some may prefer applicants with a high school diploma. Most companies prefer applicants with at least two years of experience in a deli and two or more years of supervisory experience. Ideal applicants must understand how to safely operate deli equipment, as well. The job takes place in a retail setting,…Read more
Deli Manager Tasks
- Supervise staff and daily activities of a busy deli counter.
- Train and manage deli team members.
- Ensure proper adherence to food preparation regulations.
- Stock necessary ingredients and equipment.
- Provide excellent customer service and resolve customer dissatisfaction.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Deli Manager
The top respondents for the job title Deli Manager are from the companies The Kroger Company, Sprouts Farmers Market LLC and Publix Super Markets Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Publix Super Markets Inc where the average pay is $18.06. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Kroger Company and Sprouts Farmers Market LLC, earning around $17.34 and $16.20, respectively. Food Lion pays the lowest at around $14.68. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc and The Fresh Market, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $14.93 and $15.56, respectively.
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Skills in Customer Service, Inventory Management and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Food Preparation.
Pay by Experience Level for Deli Manager
An entry-level Deli Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.00 based on 6 salaries. An early career Deli Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.43 based on 285 salaries. A mid-career Deli Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.81 based on 209 salaries. An experienced Deli Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.87 based on 249 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
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Employees with Deli Manager in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 35.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (30.6% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (15.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Jacksonville, Florida (16.4% less) and New York, New York (2.0% less).
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