Associate Store Manager Salary

Median pay for Associate Store Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $13.07 per hour. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city and experience level. Most Associate Store Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. There are more female Associate Store Managers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 64 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, around one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by more than half. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$32,087 - $60,417
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$32K
$43K
$60K
MEDIAN: $43,288
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$9.76 - $20.28
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,087 - $60,417  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,240  
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
Commission
$0.00 - $17,452  
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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$22,364 - $57,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 156
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.76 - $20.28  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.79  
Overtime
$13.12 - $29.16  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,240  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $17,452  
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
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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$22,364 - $57,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 178
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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.

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At the upper end, Associate Store Managers who move into a Retail General Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Retail General Managers is a much higher $55K per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Associate Store Manager


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Associate Store Managers include ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc., Big Lots Stores, Inc., Regal Entertainment Group, Coach, Inc., and The Gap Inc. Associate Store Managers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at The Gap Inc., where the average salary comes to $51K.

Regal Entertainment Group offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $25K. There's also little variation in pay at the company, with pay ranging from $21K to $34K.

Popular Skills for Associate Store Manager


Associate Store Managers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Merchandising, Sales Management, Operations Management, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 15 percent. Those proficient in Customer Service are, more often than not, also skilled in Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Associate Store Manager

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $32K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $40K. Associate Store Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $42K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $33K.

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Experience Affects Associate Store Manager Salaries



National Average
$36,000



Skills That Affect Associate Store Manager Salaries

Merchandising
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Customer Service
0%

National Average
$36,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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