Produce Manager (Grocery) Salary

Produce Managers in the United States pull down an average of $16.41 per hour. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While some workers in this profession — about a fifth — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Making up 78 percent of those who took the survey, male Produce Managers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,161 - $62,875
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$49K
$63K
MEDIAN: $48,789
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$10.71 - $21.18
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$0$62K
Salary $30,161 - $62,875
Bonus $294.41 - $5,425
Profit Sharing $900
Commission $0.00 - $979
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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$23,752 - $54,719
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 73
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $10.71 - $21.18
Overtime $14.63 - $30.66
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $294.41 - $5,425
Commission $0.00 - $979
Profit Sharing $900
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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$23,752 - $54,719
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 300

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Job Description for Produce Manager (Grocery)

Produce managers (grocery) generally perform oversight functions within supermarkets and other stores containing a produce section. They are responsible for ensuring that a safe, attractive environment is available for customers visiting the produce department, and they work closely with store managers, assistant managers and buyers; they may work directly with vendors and/or farmers instead of employing purchasers. Produce managers also perform a number of managerial duties, such as hiring and training staff, providing supervision and guidance, evaluating employee performance regularly and handling discipline issues as they arise.

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Produce 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.

Common Career Paths for Produce Manager (Grocery)


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For Produce Managers, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Produce Managers earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Produce Department Manager.

Produce Manager (Grocery) Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Produce Manager (Grocery)


The Kroger Company leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $42K.

Pay by Experience Level for Produce Manager (Grocery)

Pay by Experience for a Produce Manager (Grocery) has a positive trend. An entry-level Produce Manager (Grocery) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 79 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Produce 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 $37,000 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Produce Manager (Grocery) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 86 salaries. A Produce 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 $42,000 based on 66 salaries.

Produce Manager (Grocery) Advice

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

Produce Manager (Grocery) in San Francisco:
"Work hard."
Do the job the best you can but don't let others to take credit for it.

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Key Stats for Produce Manager (Grocery)

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Produce Manager (Grocery) Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
▼23%

Skills That Affect Produce Manager (Grocery) Salaries

Inventory Management
▲19%

Scheduling
▲17%

Merchandising
▲14%

People Management
▲1%

National Average
$38,000


Customer Service
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 20%
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