Associate Store Manager Salary

Associate Store Managers in the United States pull down an average of $13.07 per hour. While the particular city and tenure impact pay for this group, the specific employer is the most influential factor. Work is enjoyable for Associate Store Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Associate Store Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 64 percent to be exact. While some workers in this profession — close to a fourth — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$32,087 - $60,417
(Median)
$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 (?
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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.

Common Career Paths for Associate Store Manager


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Associate Store Managers may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Retail General Manager. The latter position pays an average of $55K annually.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Associate Store Manager


ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc., Big Lots Stores, Inc., Regal Entertainment Group, Coach, Inc., and The Gap Inc. are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Associate Store Managers. The Gap Inc. attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $51K.

Salaries are easily beat at Regal Entertainment Group, where median pay comes to just $25K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $21K and ending at $34K, range in salary is rather small.

Popular Skills for Associate Store Manager


Associate Store Managers only report a few specific 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 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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $32K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $40K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $42K in this role. Associate Store Managers who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $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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