Convenience Store Managers in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $36K per year. Lower pay rates hover around $23K, and the higher rates verge on $51K per year. Cash earnings for Convenience Store Managers — including $10K in bonuses and $12K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $23K to $51K depending on individual performance. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is geographic location, followed by the company and years of experience. Health benefits are not claimed by all — more than two-fifths lack any form of coverage — but a little more than half have medical insurance, and roughly two-fifths have dental, too. More than half of Convenience Store Managers (67 percent) survey participants are women. The majority of Convenience Store Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$26,733 - $49,341
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$36K
$49K
MEDIAN: $36,258
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$9.02 - $16.60
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,733 - $49,341  
   
Bonus
$498.33 - $10,231  
Profit Sharing
$20.61 - $11,635  
Commission
$0.00 - $6,904  
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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$22,705 - $50,904  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 685
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.02 - $16.60  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.40  
Overtime
$9.83 - $23.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$498.33 - $10,231  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $6,904  
Profit Sharing
$20.61 - $11,635  
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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$22,705 - $50,904  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 287

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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

  • 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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Popular Employer Salaries for Convenience Store Manager


Convenience Store Managers flock to 7-Eleven, Inc., Casey's General Stores, Inc., Circlek, Circle K Stores, Inc., and The Kangaroo Express, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. For Convenience Store Managers, comfortable salaries can be found at Cumberland Farms, Inc.; in fact, average earnings are around $50K, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($45K versus $78K) is great. Convenience Store Managers will also find cushy salaries at Speedway SuperAmerica LLC (+$43K), Murphy USA (+$41K), and Circle K Stores, Inc. (+$41K).

Offering a median salary of only $35K, Casey's General Stores, Inc. gives out the smallest paychecks. Furthermore, the earnings range of $27K to $48K isn't that wide, either. The Kangaroo Express, Murphy Oil Corp, and 7-Eleven, Inc. also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $36K, $37K, and $39K-paychecks on average.

Popular Skills for Convenience Store Manager


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. 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. Skills that pay less than market rate include Bookkeeping, Payroll Administration, and Scheduling. 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.


For Convenience Store Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $32K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $36K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $38K in this role. 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.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,349

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Convenience Store Managers will find that Minneapolis offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 62 percent. Convenience Store Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Antonio (+38 percent), Jacksonville (+37 percent), Denver (+32 percent), and Kansas City (+27 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 12 percent south of the national average, can be found in Las Vegas.

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Key Stats for Convenience Store Manager

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 158 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Convenience Store Manager Salaries




National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Convenience Store Manager Salaries

Merchandising
up arrow 13%




Team Leadership
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National Average
$35,000


Scheduling
up arrow 10%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 12%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 158 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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