A Bookstore Manager earns an average salary of $39,966 per year.

$28,062 - $59,816
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MEDIAN: $39,965
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$9.84 - $19.57
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$28,062 - $59,816  
   
Bonus
$1,750  
Total Pay (?
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$24,072 - $57,287  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $19.57  
   
Overtime
$19.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,750  
   
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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$24,072 - $57,287  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Job Description for Bookstore Manager

As with other high-level retail positions, the role of a bookstore manager can be quite diverse. While there are no formal educational requirements, a high school diploma and prior experience in a retail environment are basic prerequisites, and a bachelor’s degree in business or management is highly beneficial. These managers, of course, should also have love for and knowledge of books and literature and be well-versed in management-level retail functions such as budgeting, maintaining inventory, accounting, cashiering, and management principles to efficiently run a bookstore and team of employees.

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Bookstore Manager Tasks

  • Manage overall day to day operations of the store, including hiring, reviewing, and employee scheduling.
  • Assist in planning annual or specific budgets.
  • Develop rapport and make connections with the retail team and customers.
  • Set and track retail goals and objectives.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bookstore Manager

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

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Key Stats for Bookstore Manager

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Bookstore Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Bookstore Manager Salaries

National Average
$37,000

Customer Service
up arrow 7%


People Management
up arrow 34%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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