Assistant Manager, Wholesale Salary

Pay for Assistant Wholesale Managers in the United States is very modest at just $43K annually. Pay ranges from $24K on the low end to $58K per year on the high end. Some workers in this field — just under one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by the larger part. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,032 - $62,021

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$9.78 - $20.58

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,032 - $62,021  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,178  
Profit Sharing
$4,913 - $8,258  
Commission
$0.00 - $7,250  
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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$23,823 - $57,530  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.78 - $20.58  
   
Overtime
$13.94 - $33.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,178  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $7,250  
Profit Sharing
$4,913 - $8,258  
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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$23,823 - $57,530  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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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.

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Assistant Manager, Wholesale Tasks

  • Oversee facility and merchandise areas for conformance to regulations, brand goals and budget.
  • Review, update and report on budget, including payroll, maintenance and profits.
  • Answer questions, communicate with clients and maintain client relationships.
  • Monitor daily operations to maximize store profits.
  • Train and mentor staff, particularly about quality and safety.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Manager, Wholesale


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Though it's uncommon, some Assistant Wholesale Managers move into roles as Wholesale Distributor Branch Managers, where pay is an average $60K per year. Assistant Wholesale Managers moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Warehouse Managers or Operations Managers. The median paychecks in those roles are $3K higher and $20K higher, respectively.

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Professional skills reported by Assistant Wholesale Managers are few in number. Those who have experience with People Management, Customer Service, and Inventory Control can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Inventory Control and Customer Service as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Manager, Wholesale

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Assistant Wholesale Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $36K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $40K. On average, Assistant Wholesale Managers make $45K following one to two decades on the job. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Assistant Wholesale Managers with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $51K.

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Experience Affects Assistant Manager, Wholesale Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Assistant Manager, Wholesale Salaries

People Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Inventory Control
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 28%
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