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Associate Store Manager Salary

The average Associate Store Manager in the United States earns approximately $12.54 per hour. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. There are more female Associate Store Managers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 63 percent. Most Associate Store Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, one-fourth claim no health benefits at all. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$30,490 - $56,798  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,919  
Commission
$0.00 - $5,000  
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$21,471 - $54,257  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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Hourly Rate
$9.29 - $20.08  
   
Overtime
$12.52 - $27.69  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,919  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,000  
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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$21,471 - $54,257  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 168
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Job Description for Associate Store Manager

An associate store manager is a key component of any retail store. Those in this position report directly to the general manager of the store and assist him/her in overseeing all daily operations. They themselves are often given oversight and supervisory responsibilities to help ensure smooth and profitable day-to-day operations, as well.

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Associate Store Manager Tasks

  • Assist in overseeing the day-to-day retail operations and staff; monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
  • Manage and stock inventory at specified levels.
  • Sell the organization's products and/or services to new or established customers; handle and resolve escalated customer complaints and issues.
  • Assist in managing the selection, training and development of staff; ensure monthly sales quota are met.

Common Career Paths for Associate Store Manager


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Associate Store Managers often transition into upper-level roles, like Retail Store Manager, where average pay is $40K per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Associate Store Manager


Coach, Inc. pays the most with a median salary of $51K, though with a large amount of variation, going from a low of $40K to a high of $72K.

Big Lots Stores, Inc. offers the least pay with a median salary of $26K; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $31K.

Popular Skills for Associate Store Manager


Professional skills reported by Associate Store Managers are few in number. Sales Management and Operations Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 11 percent and 9 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service. Most people who know Customer Service also know Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Associate Store Manager

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $30K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $39K. Associate Store Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $39K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $33K.

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Experience Affects Associate Store Manager Salaries



National Average
$35,000

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Skills That Affect Associate Store Manager Salaries



National Average
$35,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 26%