Counter Manager Salary

Counter Managers in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $15.36 per hour. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is geography, followed by the company and experience level. Most Counter Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Some workers in this field — slightly less than a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$23,300 - $63,465
$23K
$41K
$63K
MEDIAN: $41,016
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$11.01 - $20.25
$11
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$20
MEDIAN: $15.36
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$23,300 - $63,465  
   
Bonus
$202.03 - $6,153  
Commission
$96.96 - $9,983  
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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$23,881 - $47,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.01 - $20.25  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.33  
Overtime
$15.78 - $27.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$202.03 - $6,153  
   
Commission
$96.96 - $9,983  
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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$23,881 - $47,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 213

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Job Description for Counter Manager

Counter managers are responsible for achieving daily sales goals set by their organization. They present and sell products in a professional manner using demonstrations, presenting products to customers, and responding to customer questions. They are also responsible for training, coaching, and developing counter staff to achieve the required productivity goals. Additionally, counter managers must ensure that their counter's stock is replenished as needed and that the sales area is clean and effectively presents product to potential customers. They are also responsible for reporting sales data, issues, and other information to the management within their store and/or company.

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Counter Manager Tasks

  • Maintain store health and safety regulations.
  • Communicate best sellers and any inventory issues to the general manager.
  • Maintain and adjust merchandise display to match industry and departmental standards.
  • Promote a culture of excellent customer service and positive vendor relationships.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Counter Manager


Many Counter Managers can be found at Macy's, Inc., Nordstrom, Inc., The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., Estee Lauder Companies Inc, and Dillard's, Inc., firms that are at the top of the field. Salary cannot be beat at Nordstrom, Inc., where median pay comes to $41K. The range seems somewhat confined, however; the lower end sits at $31K, and the higher end is not far away at $52K.

Popular Skills for Counter Manager


Job skills reported by Counter Managers are limited. Most notably, skills in Sales, Customer Relationship Management, People Management, and Sales Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 18 percent. Most people familiar with Customer Service also know Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Counter Manager

Pay by Experience for a Counter Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Counter Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 127 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Counter Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Counter Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 66 salaries. A Counter Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 20 salaries.

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Key Stats for Counter Manager

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Counter Manager Salaries

▲9%

▲6%

▲4%

National Average
$34,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Counter Manager Salaries

Sales
▲18%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲16%

People Management
▲9%



National Average
$34,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 31%
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