Assistant Manager, Wholesale Salary
Pay for Assistant Wholesale Managers in the United States is very modest at just $46K annually. The majority of Assistant Wholesale Managers (65 percent) who took the survey are men. Some workers in this field — just under one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Job Description for Assistant Manager, Wholesale
A wholesale assistant manager's primary responsibility is to assist in the day-to-day operations of their department. They work regularly with employees, ensuring maximum productivity by providing guidance, leadership, and discipline as needed. Additionally, wholesale assistant managers supervise wholesale warehouse operations and are expected to oversee inventory, ensure that their employees are on time, and make sure that all of their actions (and their subordinates' actions) are compliant with the company's rules and any relevant laws.Read More...
Wholesale assistant managers are also in charge placing orders to replenish inventory and make sure that employees have the supplies and equipment they need to perform their jobs. Generally, the wholesale assistant manager reports directly to their manager, as well as to higher levels of management as necessary. Other tasks performed by these assistant managers include hiring and recruiting for their department, as well as conducting interviews with job candidates. These professionals should also be able to work with their team to streamline operations and ensure that all tasks are completed safely and efficiently.
Wholesale assistant manager positions typically require at least a high school diploma or equivalent, as well as previous supervisory experience. They should also have excellent organizational abilities and be skilled at resolving conflicts, motivating team members, and multitasking.
Assistant Manager, Wholesale Tasks
- Monitor daily operations to maximize store profits.
- Train and mentor staff, particularly about quality and safety.
- Answer questions, communicate with clients and maintain client relationships.
- Oversee facility and merchandise areas for conformance to regulations, brand goals and budget.
- Review, update and report on budget, including payroll, maintenance and profits.
Common Career Paths for Assistant Manager, Wholesale
It's not very common for Assistant Wholesale Managers to move on to become Wholesale Distributor Branch Managers. Average pay for a Wholesale Distributor Branch Manager is $60K annually. Assistant Wholesale Managers moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Warehouse Managers or Parts Managers. The median paychecks in those roles are $3K higher and $2K higher, respectively.
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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Manager, Wholesale
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
The average inexperienced worker earns $38K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $38K. On average, Assistant Wholesale Managers make $48K following one to two decades on the job. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $55K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.