Assistant Manager, Wholesale Salary
Assistant Wholesale Managers in the United States pull down an average of $45K annually. The majority of Assistant Wholesale Managers (67 percent) survey respondents are male. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Some workers in this field — just under one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by the larger part. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed 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
There are some Assistant Wholesale Managers — though it's uncommon — that transition into Wholesale Distributor Branch Managers, where earnings are an average $60K annually. It is quite typical for Assistant Wholesale Managers to transition into roles as Warehouse Managers or Parts Managers, where reported median earnings are $3K and $1K higher per year.
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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.
Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $38K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience report earning less ($38K) on average. On average, Assistant Wholesale Managers make $47K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $55K.
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