Convenience Store Manager Salary (United States)

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 $34,191 annually. The range in pay spans from $22,082 to $49,733 per year. Overall cash allowance, which can include more than $8,991 from bonuses and close to $4,966 from profit sharing—generally runs from $24,582 to $46,311. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by career length, but the company and geography are influential factors as well. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and 43 percent lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by 40 percent. Women account for the majority of Convenience Store Managers—60 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction for Convenience Store Managers is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
Convenience Store Manager Salary (?
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$24,582 - $46,311
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MEDIAN: $34,301
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Convenience Store Manager Salary (?
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$8.46 - $16.39
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,582 - $46,311  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,991  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $4,966  
Commission
$0.00 - $9,804  
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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$22,082 - $49,733  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 799
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.46 - $16.39  
   
Overtime
$7.75 - $22.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,991  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $9,804  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $4,966  
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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$22,082 - $49,733  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 220
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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 The Kangaroo Express. Convenience Store Managers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Speedway SuperAmerica LLC, where typical salaries come to $39,354, though the large difference in pay between employees at the top ($25K) and those starting out ($51K) creates a rather diverse pay scale.
With a reported median salary of only $32,000, Casey's General Stores, Inc. takes the cake for lowest-paying firm in town. Given the fact that some workers here earn up to $42,737, the disparity in salary is crystal clear. The Kangaroo Express also ranks near the bottom for pay.

Popular Skills for Convenience Store Manager

Convenience Store Managers report a narrow range of specific skills. Those who have experience with Operations Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills, typically earning 3 percent more than the national average, respectively. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to know Sales Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Convenience Store Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Convenience Store Managers, experience and pay seem to be weakly connected; experience does not necessarily lead to more money. Salaries start at $33K, which grows to $35K after five to 10 years. Earnings total $37K after one to two decades. Though salary increases are not as strong, pay continues to grow slightly for Convenience Store Managers after two decades on the job, and average earnings come to $40K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 26 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 1 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 12 percent. More than half of respondents report one to nine years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$34,000
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For Convenience Store Managers, working in the bustling city of Las Vegas has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Convenience Store Managers will also find cushy salaries in Cincinnati (+7 percent) and Salem (+2 percent).

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Experience Affects Convenience Store Manager Salaries

National Average
$34,000

Skills That Affect Convenience Store Manager Salaries

Operations Management
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Sales Management
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$34,000
Customer Service
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Inventory Management
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 171 votes.

Gender

Female
60%
female alumni
 
Male
40%
male alumni

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: 55% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 43%
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