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Industry Salary Table — 2015

This is a sampling of supermarket industry salaries based on salary ranges of Austin-Michael Executive Search's clients’ assignments as well as current salaries of candidates in its database, and SEC reports.The salaries exclude bonuses, special incentives or other compensation factors for corporate office employees and does not cover divisional offices.

Salaries have been rounded off to the nearest $5,000. Consolidation, acquisitions and other market factors have warranted a regrouping of the sizes of companies versus previous years.

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SOURCE: Austin-Michael Executive Search, www.austin-michael.com

Position Small Companies: $500M-$1B Medium Companies: $2B-$10B Large Companies: $10B+

CEO

$600,000

$825,000

$1,500,000

COO

$365,000

$620,000

$770,000

CFO

$345,000

$470,000

$610,000

CMO

$340,000

$470,000

$615,000

CIO

$270,000

$350,000

$450,000

SVP of Merchandising

$270,000

$295,000

$370,000

SVP of Operations

$260,000

$295,000

$370,000

VP Marketing

$210,000

$255,000

$300,000

VP Operations

$210,000

$245,000

$265,000

VP Grocery

$210,000

$235,000

$255,000

VP Perishables

$200,000

$235,000

$245,000

VP Non Perishables

$200,000

$225,000

$240,000

VP General Merchandise

$200,000

$220,000

$240,000

VP Merchandising

$210,000

$240,000

$265,000

VP Meat/Seafood

$170,000

$190,000

$200,000

VP Produce/Floral

$170,000

$185,000

$210,000

VP Distribution

$180,000

$210,000

$235,000

VP Real Estate

$175,000

$220,000

$250,000

VP H/R-People Resources

$175,000

$220,000

$240,000

VP Loss Prevention

$150,000

$185,000

$225,000

VP Risk Management

$150,000

$185,000

$210,000

Director Advertising

$140,000

$160,000

$180,000

Director Training

$135,000

$150,000

$160,000

Director Warehouse

$140,000

$150,000

$165,000

Director Transportation

$130,000

$145,000

$160,000

Director Meat/Seafood

$135,000

$150,000

$160,000

Director Seafood

$125,000

$135,000

$150,000

Director Produce

$135,000

$150,000

$165,000

Director Floral

$120,000

$130,000

$150,000

Director Deli/Bakery

$130,000

$140,000

$160,000

Director Grocery

$145,000

$160,000

$175,000

Director General Mdse

$135,000

$155,000

$160,000

Director Operations

$150,000

$165,000

$175,000

Director of Real Estate

$145,000

$155,000

$165,000

Director Internal Audit

$140,000

$155,000

$160,000

District Manager

$140,000

$155,000

$165,000

Category Manager

$100,000

$115,000

$125,000

Category Manager

$100,000

$115,000

$125,000

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