Beauty Counter Manager Salary
Beauty Counter Managers in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $15.31 per hour. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under one in three lack coverage. On the flip side, a majority have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
|Salary||$29,233 - $64,341|
|Commission||$2.83 - $14,639|
|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).)
|$23,960 - $49,995|
|Hourly Rate||$10.70 - $21.05|
|Overtime||$9.11 - $29.80|
|Commission||$2.83 - $14,639|
|Total Pay (||$23,960 - $49,995|
Job Description for Beauty Counter Manager
Beauty counter managers are typically employed by department stores and cosmetic/make-up stores, but are also hired directly by cosmetics/make-up manufacturers. Some employers may not have specific education requirements, while others prefer applicants with at least a high school diploma. In addition, some companies do not require applicants to have prior experience, while others may prefer those with two or more years of retail experience.Read More...
The work of a beauty counter manager is almost exclusively indoors, usually in a retail environment. There may be occasional lifting, but none of the objects should be excessively heavy. It is important for those in this position to have excellent communication skills, as they will be interacting with customers frequently to sell cosmetic or make-up products. Generally, the beauty counter manager will be assigned a particular brand and serve as an ambassador to the customer. They may direct customers to samples and make suggestions and recommendations, and will need to enjoy helping customers find suitable products. The brand may occasionally host an event, in which case the beauty counter manager will have to ensure that all operations run smoothly and any customer inquires are addressed.
They are also in charge of the appearance of their counter, which includes making sure the displays are presentable, checking stock, and re-merchandising as needed. The counter manager may be required to contact customers after sales for follow-ups and to encourage customer loyalty, as well as present invitations to events or inform them of new stock/products.
Beauty Counter Manager Tasks
- Maintain and adjust merchandise display to match industry and departmental standards.
- Promote a culture of excellent customer service and positive vendor relationships.
- Maintain store health and safety regulations.
- Communicate best sellers and any inventory issues to the general manager.
Popular Employer Salaries for Beauty Counter Manager
Beauty Counter Managers in search of the best pay head to Nordstrom, Inc., where the median salary rolls in at $43K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $52K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $33K.
Pay by Experience Level for Beauty Counter Manager
Pay by Experience for a Beauty Counter Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Beauty Counter Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 78 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Beauty Counter Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Beauty Counter Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 41 salaries. A Beauty Counter Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 14 salaries.
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