Those pursuing careers as Convenience Store Managers in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $36K annually. Earnings generally vary between $23K and $51K per year. With some bonuses approaching $10K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $11K, overall incomes of Convenience Store Managers spread between $23K and $51K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer and experience level. Female Convenience Store Managers are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (65 percent) are women. Work is enjoyable for Convenience Store Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although just over two-fifths lack health benefits of any kind, slightly more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and approximately two in five get dental coverage, too. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$26,896 - $49,393
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$27K
$36K
$49K
MEDIAN: $36,307
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$9.07 - $16.71
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$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,896 - $49,393  
   
Bonus
$499.81 - $10,180  
Profit Sharing
$110.00 - $11,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $7,213  
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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$23,229 - $51,004  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 684
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.07 - $16.71  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.28  
Overtime
$10.21 - $24.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$499.81 - $10,180  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $7,213  
Profit Sharing
$110.00 - $11,000  
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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$23,229 - $51,004  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 280

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Job Description for Convenience Store Manager

Convenience store managers are responsible for the day-to-day operations of their store, as well as supervising all employees. The store manager sets goals and follows up with the team to ensure those goals are met. They work closely with the management team to develop an effective sales/customer service team. They are responsible for taking notes, setting goals, conducting meetings, and talking to corporate about these goals.

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Convenience Store Manager Tasks

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

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Popular Employer Salaries for Convenience Store Manager


Many Convenience Store Managers can be found at 7-Eleven, Inc., Circlek, Casey's General Stores, Inc., Circle K Stores, Inc., and The Kangaroo Express, firms that are at the top of the field. Although Cumberland Farms, Inc. heads up the field in terms of compensation, offering the highest median salary at $51K, pay at this particular employer still varies considerably, running the full spectrum from $44K to $79K. Other leaders in compensation levels are Speedway SuperAmerica LLC at $43K, Murphy USA at $41K, and Circle K Stores, Inc., where Convenience Store Managers annually earn $40K.

Offering a median of only $35K, Casey's General Stores, Inc. pays the least. Moreover, the compensation range seems pretty narrow; employees make $27K on the lower end and $48K on the higher end. The Kangaroo Express, Murphy Oil Corp and 7-Eleven, Inc. are three other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $36K, $39K, and $40K.

Popular Skills for Convenience Store Manager


Convenience Store Managers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Merchandising, Inventory Control, Sales Management, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 13 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Bookkeeping, Payroll Administration, and Scheduling. Those educated in Customer Service tend to be well versed in Sales Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Convenience Store Manager

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $32K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $36K. Convenience Store Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $39K. Convenience Store Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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Experience Affects Convenience Store Manager Salaries




National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Convenience Store Manager Salaries

Merchandising
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Operations Management
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Inventory Management
up arrow 2%

Team Leadership
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$36,000

Order Inventory
up arrow 3%

Scheduling
up arrow 10%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 12%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 152 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
medical benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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