Meat Manager Salary

Male Meat Managers number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $19.83 per hour in the United States. With some bonuses approaching $9K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $5K, overall incomes of Meat Managers spread between $33K and $61K depending on individual performance. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length and the particular employer. A strong majority enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Meat Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$34,490 - $66,496
$34K
$50K
$66K
MEDIAN: $50,478
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50%
90%

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$14.81 - $24.70
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$0$66K
Salary $34,490 - $66,496
Bonus $408.51 - $8,940
Profit Sharing $10.07 - $4,966
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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$32,653 - $61,994
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 108
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $14.81 - $24.70
Overtime $20.47 - $35.94
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $408.51 - $8,940
Commission $0.00 - $0.00
Profit Sharing $10.07 - $4,966
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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$32,653 - $61,994
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 301

Job Description for Meat Manager

Meat managers are responsible for overseeing all aspects of a store's meat intake and output. Specifically, they are in charge of managing inventory, upholding quality assurance, and supervising staff. They must understand cost effectiveness related to their product and be able to implement departmental strategies for employees. In addition, meat managers oversee the work of employees such as butchers, counter help, and store assistants. They must ensure safety and sanitary procedures are followed at all times, and they often serve as part of the hiring and training process for their department. Additionally, meat managers may work directly with customers. These professionals serve as part of the management team, and they generally report to the store manager or district manager.

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Meat Manager Tasks

  • Maintain produce department inventory, negotiating prices with vendors and restocking supplies as needed.
  • Lift and move heavy boxes of produce.
  • Train new produce department team members.
  • Create and merchandise produce displays, making sure only high-quality produce is presented.

Meat Manager Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Meat Manager


Many Meat Managers can be found at The Kroger Company, Safeway, Inc., BJ's Wholesale Club, Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., and Albertson's Inc., firms that are at the top of the field. Those at BJ's Wholesale Club can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $47K. Also paying near the top of the field are The Kroger Company at $45K, Safeway, Inc. at $45K, and Giant Eagle Supermarkets, where Meat Managers annually earn $44K.

Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Albertson's Inc. ($42K), Harris Teeter, Inc. ($43K), and Giant Eagle Supermarkets ($44K).

Pay by Experience Level for Meat Manager

Pay by Experience for a Meat Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Meat Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 52 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Meat Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 94 salaries. An experienced Meat Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 152 salaries. A Meat Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 170 salaries.

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Key Stats for Meat Manager

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
41%

Experience Affects Meat Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲3%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼23%

Skills That Affect Meat Manager Salaries

National Average
$45,000

Order Inventory
▼6%

Customer Service
▼8%

Meat Cutter
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 20%