$43,753
Avg. Salary
$15.93
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,805

Bonus

$1,014

Profit Sharing

$0.00

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Produce Department Manager (Grocery) is $15.93 per hour.

The average pay for a Produce Department Manager (Grocery) is $43,753 per year.

$10.74
10%
$15.93
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$21.47
90%
MEDIAN $15.93
$34k
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$44k
50%
$65k
90%
MEDIAN $43,753
$33,644 - $65,286
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MEDIAN: $43,753
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$0$65K
Salary $33,644 - $65,286
Bonus $194 - $6,480
Profit Sharing $682 - $10,137
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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$23,901 - $55,030
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 115
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $10.74 - $21.47
Overtime $18.72 - $34.33
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $194 - $6,480
Commission $0.00 - $0.00
Profit Sharing $682 - $10,137
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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$23,901 - $55,030
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 459

Job Description for Produce Department Manager (Grocery)

The produce department manager of a grocery store oversees the inventory selection, delivery, management and presentation for the produce department. They also supervise department staff. which involves scheduling, training, and performance oversight. The produce department manager is also responsible for managing vendor relationships, coordinating delivery schedules, ensuring the appropriate quantities and quality of produce are supplied, and ensuring the produce is displayed according to safety standards and store expectations. Additionally, the produce manager must work collaboratively with other department managers.

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Produce Department Manager (Grocery) 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.

Produce Department Manager (Grocery) Pay By Employer

$0$46K

$30,588

$38,100

Safeway, Inc.
9 profiles
$42,344

$17,731

Food Lion
6 profiles
$38,004

$36,926

$45,500

Common Career Paths for Produce Department Manager (Grocery)


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As Produce Department Managers make advancements in their career path, their salaries may not change right away. For example, the higher-level Retail Store Manager position pays around the same amount as the Produce Department Manager job on average. Produce Department Managers most frequently become Produce Managers and Retail Store Assistant Managers even though median compensation is $2K lower and $5K lower, respectively.

Produce Department Manager (Grocery) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Produce Department Manager (Grocery)


Produce Department Managers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Training, Scheduling, Merchandising, and Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 17 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service. It is often found that people who know Merchandising are also skilled in Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Produce Department Manager (Grocery)

Pay by Experience for a Produce Department Manager (Grocery) has a positive trend. An entry-level Produce Department Manager (Grocery) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 121 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Produce Department Manager (Grocery) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Produce Department Manager (Grocery) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 120 salaries. A Produce Department Manager (Grocery) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 126 salaries.

Produce Department Manager (Grocery) Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Produce Department Manager (Grocery)?

Produce Department Manager (Grocery) in Philadelphia:
"No Structure."
You need to be very organized to complete daily tasks on time due to lack of structure in management. This leads to over stressed managers.

Produce Department Manager (Grocery) in Jefferson City:
"I like small towns."
Pros: I have lived in jefferson city all my life and the friendly city.
Cons: The things I dont like about jefferson city is their is not much to do.

Produce Department Manager (Grocery) in Richmond:
"Good."
Pros: I like all aspects of my job. I have enough responsibility to feel important yet not overwhelmed.
Cons: The management team seems to not communicate all information effectively.

Produce Department Manager (Grocery) in San Bernardino:
"Stay in college."
When I started 28 years ago I was attending community college. I was asked to stop school so that I could work full time at Stater Bros because the company didn't want to waste time on people who were going to graduate and move on to another job. A produce manager made significantly more than most recent college graduates back in the 80s. The company then shifted it's focus to encouraging education and you will now find it hard to get any type of promotion without a college degree or retail management certificate. STAY IN COLLEGE this job is a dead end.

Produce Department Manager (Grocery) in Salt Lake City:
"The level of ignorance in upper management."
I would suggest preparing for an intensive program outlining people management quality inspection credit acquisitions schedule preperations and inventory ordering accuracy. Computer skills will make all this easier and a good attitude with people.

Produce Department Manager (Grocery) in Kirbyville:
"Its ok deal with alot."
Pros: The people and the customers I like truck days too.
Cons: The pay is kind of low and expect too much.

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Key Stats for Produce Department Manager (Grocery)

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
30%

Experience Affects Produce Department Manager (Grocery) Salaries

▲15%

▲11%

National Average
$37,000

▼6%

▼21%

Skills That Affect Produce Department Manager (Grocery) Salaries

Training
▲19%

Scheduling
▲14%




People Management
▲1%

National Average
$37,000

Customer Service
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 18%