Convenience Store Manager Salary

Convenience Store Managers in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $35K per year. Compensation ranges from $23K on the lower end to $50K per year on the higher end. In the world of Convenience Store Managers, total cash compensation can vary between $23K and $50K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $9K and $5K, respectively. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is residence, followed by the company and experience level. Job satisfaction for Convenience Store Managers is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — more than two-fifths lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and about two-fifths have dental, too. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$25,209 - $46,957

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$8.70 - $16.83

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,209 - $46,957  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,138  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $4,894  
Commission
$0.00 - $8,221  
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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$22,652 - $50,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 956
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.70 - $16.83  
   
Overtime
$8.88 - $22.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,138  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $8,221  
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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$22,652 - $50,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 294
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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


Convenience Store Managers fill the offices of leading firms 7-Eleven, Inc., Circle K Stores, Inc., Speedway SuperAmerica LLC, Casey's General Stores, Inc., and Circlek. For Convenience Store Managers, comfortable salaries can be found at Speedway SuperAmerica LLC; in fact, average earnings are around $42K, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($27K versus $53K) is great. Other leaders in compensation levels are 7-Eleven, Inc. at $39K, Circlek at $38K, and Circle K Stores, Inc., where Convenience Store Managers annually earn $38K.

The consistently lowest paying firm is Casey's General Stores, Inc., where the median salary is just $32K. There isn't much variation there, either; the pay scale ranges only from $20K to $43K. Other low-paying employers include The Pantry, Inc. at $35K and The Kangaroo Express at $36K, though some Convenience Store Managers there earn up to $50K.

Popular Skills for Convenience Store Manager


Convenience Store Managers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Inventory Control, Customer Service, and Sales Management 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. Those proficient in Customer Service are, more often than not, also skilled 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 $38K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $40K.

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National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Convenience Store Manager Salaries

Operations Management
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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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Order Inventory
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 197 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: 34% employee benefits None: 43%
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