The average Associate Store Manager in the United States earns approximately $48K annually. The company is the main element affecting pay for this group — tenure and geography are driving factors as well. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Work is enjoyable for Associate Store Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Associate Store Managers (62 percent) who took the survey are women. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$35,449 - $61,029
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$48K
$61K
MEDIAN: $48,126
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$10.11 - $20.75
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MEDIAN: $14.24
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$35,449 - $61,029  
   
Bonus
$690 - $7,096  
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
Commission
$2,100  
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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$24,172 - $59,180  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.11 - $20.75  
   
Overtime
$12.88 - $34.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$690 - $7,096  
   
Commission
$2,100  
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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$24,172 - $59,180  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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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

  • 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.
  • Assist in overseeing the day-to-day retail operations and staff; monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
  • Manage and stock inventory at specified levels.

Common Career Paths for Associate Store Manager


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Associate Store Managers who go on to become Retail General Managers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Retail General Managers is $54K annually.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Associate Store Manager


Big Lots Stores, Inc., ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc., Coach, Inc., J. Crew Group Inc., and Regal Entertainment Group are all popular places to work. Associate Store Managers flock to The Gap Inc. for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $51K lead the pack in compensation.

Popular Skills for Associate Store Manager


Professional skills reported by Associate Store Managers are few in number. Most notably, skills in Sales Management, Customer Service, Operations Management, and Merchandising are correlated to pay that is above average. 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.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $35K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $46K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Associate Store Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $51K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $44K.

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Key Stats for Associate Store Manager

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
036
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Associate Store Manager Salaries




National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Associate Store Manager Salaries



Operations Management
0%

Merchandising
0%

National Average
$42,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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