Convenience Store Manager Salary

Convenience Store Managers in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $35K annually on average. Earnings sit near $23K on the lower side but can approach $50K per year on the higher side. Total cash earnings of Convenience Store Managers range from $23K on the low end to $50K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $9K and $5K, respectively. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is geographic location, though the specific employer and years of experience have a (lesser) impact as well. Although just over two-fifths lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and roughly two in five get dental coverage, too. Most Convenience Store Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$25,170 - $46,874
(Median)
$25K
$35K
$47K
MEDIAN: $34,899
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$8.71 - $16.79
(Median)
$8
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,170 - $46,874  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,129  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $4,894  
Commission
$0.00 - $8,285  
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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$22,687 - $50,089  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 945
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.71 - $16.79  
   
Overtime
$8.88 - $22.86  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,129  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $8,285  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $4,894  
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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$22,687 - $50,089  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 288
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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


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Convenience Store Managers include 7-Eleven, Inc., Circle K Stores, Inc., Speedway SuperAmerica LLC, Casey's General Stores, Inc., and Circlek. Although Speedway SuperAmerica LLC boasts the highest average salary in town at $42K, employee compensation still varies greatly — workers can make as little as $27K or as much as $53K. 7-Eleven, Inc., Circlek, and Circle K Stores, Inc. are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Convenience Store Managers earning around $39K, $38K, or $38K at each firm, respectively.

The smallest paychecks can be found at Casey's General Stores, Inc. — the median salary there is $32K; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with salaries varying between $20K and $43K. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include The Pantry, Inc. at $35K, and The Kangaroo Express where $36K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Convenience Store Managers there earn up to $50K.

Popular Skills for Convenience Store Manager


Survey results suggest that Convenience Store Managers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Inventory Control, Sales Management, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Order Inventory and Customer Relationship Management. Most people skilled in Customer Service are similarly competent in Sales Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Convenience Store Manager

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Convenience Store Managers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. 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 $36K. Convenience Store Managers bring in $38K after working for 10 to 20 years. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $40K.

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Experience Affects Convenience Store Manager Salaries




National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Convenience Store Manager Salaries

Operations Management
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Inventory Control
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Customer Service
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Sales Management
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National Average
$35,000

Inventory Management
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 198 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 43%
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