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Convenience Store Manager Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Convenience Store Managers in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $35K per year. Pay generally varies between $23K and $50K per year. Final cash compensation to Convenience Store Managers varies from around $23K to approximately $50K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $9K and $5K, respectively. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geography, but the company and tenure are influential factors as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Convenience Store Managers. Women Convenience Store Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Although more than two-fifths lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and nearly two in five get dental coverage, too. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$25,153 - $46,878
(Median)
$25K
$35K
$47K
MEDIAN: $34,807
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$8.67 - $16.63
(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
$25,153 - $46,878  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,000  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $4,894  
Commission
$0.00 - $8,515  
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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$22,615 - $50,034  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 914
National Hourly Rate 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$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.67 - $16.63  
   
Overtime
$8.94 - $22.82  
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 - $9,000  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $8,515  
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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$22,615 - $50,034  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 273

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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


7-Eleven, Inc., Circle K Stores, Inc., Speedway SuperAmerica LLC, Casey's General Stores, Inc., and Circlek are top-notch employers for Convenience Store Managers in this area. Speedway SuperAmerica LLC offers the largest salaries in town ($41K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $26K to $51K. Convenience Store Managers can also look forward to large paychecks at 7-Eleven, Inc. ($39K), Circlek ($38K), and Circle K Stores, Inc. ($38K).

Offering a median salary of only $32K, Casey's General Stores, Inc. pays the least. Not only that, but the earnings range of $20K to $43K is pretty narrow, too. 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


Survey results suggest that Convenience Store Managers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Sales Management, Customer Service, and Inventory 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. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are 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.


For Convenience Store Managers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. 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. For Convenience Store Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $37K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $39K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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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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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 195 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

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: 57% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 42%
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