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Associate Store Manager Salary

For Associate Store Managers, hourly average wages total $12.92 per hour. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Women account for the majority of Associate Store Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 63 percent to be exact. For the most part, Associate Store Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, around one in four claim no health benefits at all. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$30,383 - $57,045
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$57K
MEDIAN: $42,499
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$9.55 - $19.91
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,383 - $57,045  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,757  
Commission
$0.00 - $2,948  
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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$22,246 - $54,486  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 138
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.55 - $19.91  
   
Overtime
$12.67 - $27.98  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,757  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $2,948  
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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$22,246 - $54,486  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 171

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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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A lot of Associate Store Managers move on to become Retail Store Managers, that group gets paid a slightly higher $40K on average.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Associate Store Manager


The biggest paychecks can be found at Coach, Inc. — the median salary there is $51K; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with the lowest salaries sitting near $40K and highest ones in the neighborhood of $71K.

Pay for Associate Store Managers is the lowest at Big Lots Stores, Inc., which has a median salary of $26K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $31K.

Popular Skills for Associate Store Manager


Associate Store Managers typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Sales Management and Operations Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 10 percent and 7 percent, respectively. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to know 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 $31K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $39K. For Associate Store Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $38K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $34K by contrast.

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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

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 25%
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