Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods Salary

Pay for Supermarket Dairy & Frozen Foods Department Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $13.12 per hour. Earnings sit near $9.16 per hour on the lower side but can approach $18.90 on the higher side. While geography and the particular employer impact pay for this group, career duration is the most influential factor. Male Supermarket Dairy & Frozen Foods Department Managers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. While between a fifth and a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well.

$29,590 - $60,452
$30K
$41K
$60K
MEDIAN: $41,307
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50%
90%

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$9.22 - $18.46
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.83
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50%
90%

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$0$60K
Salary $29,590 - $60,452
Bonus $0.47 - $4,829
Profit Sharing $600
Commission $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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$19,868 - $44,198
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $9.22 - $18.46
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $11.30 - $27.90
Annual Data $0$44K
Bonus $0.47 - $4,829
Commission $0.00
Profit Sharing $600
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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$19,868 - $44,198
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 294

Job Description for Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods

A supermarket department manager for dairy and frozen foods manages those specific departments for their organization. Day-to-day responsibilities for these professionals include checking inventory, ensuring items past the sell-by date are removed, and making sure needed items are in stock. They also supervise employees, providing guidance, scheduling shifts, and handling disciplinary actions as needed. Supermarket department managers for dairy and frozen foods also handle customers that have any questions, as well as hire and train new employees. They also work with the other department managers of the supermarket on store-wide policies, promotions, and in other areas. In all tasks, supermarket department managers must know the typical items in their sections and where they are located.

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Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods 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 Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods


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Supermarket Dairy & Frozen Foods Department Managers might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Groecery Store Manager, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $49K per year.

Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods


Harris Teeter, Inc. offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $36K.

Although The Kroger Company hands out the lowest average salary in town at $30K, employee compensation still varies greatly; workers can make as little as $18K or as much as $43K.

Popular Skills for Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods


Supermarket Dairy & Frozen Foods Department Managers who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Most notably, facility with Merchandising and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 22 percent and 8 percent, respectively. Most people who know Inventory Management also know Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods

Pay by Experience for a Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods has a positive trend. An entry-level Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 156 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 82 salaries. A Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 41 salaries.

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Key Stats for Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods Salaries

▲39%

▲18%

▲4%

National Average
$29,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Supermarket Department Manager, Dairy & Frozen Foods Salaries

Merchandising
▲24%



Order Inventory
▲3%

National Average
$29,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 24%