Counter Manager Salary

Counter Managers in the United States take home approximately $14.44 per hour on average. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. The vast majority (89 percent) of Counter Managers who took the survey are female. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by a little more than half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$26,979 - $59,800
(Median)
$27K
$35K
$60K
MEDIAN: $35,072
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90%

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$10.64 - $19.55
(Median)
$11
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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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$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$26,979 - $59,800  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,872  
Commission
$2.66 - $8,940  
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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$23,967 - $46,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.64 - $19.55  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.34 - $11.59  
Overtime
$13.77 - $30.21  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,872  
   
Commission
$2.66 - $8,940  
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).
)
$23,967 - $46,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 186

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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


Although Nordstrom, Inc. offers the highest salaries (median pay is $37K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $33K to $47K.

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. offers the least pay with a median salary of $27K; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $31K.

Popular Skills for Counter Manager


Typical Counter Managers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, facility with Customer Relationship Management, People Management, and Sales are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 23 percent, 16 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service. Sales Management is a skill commonly found among those who know Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Counter Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Counter Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $31K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $33K. Counter Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $34K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $36K.

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Experience Affects Counter Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Counter Manager Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 23%

People Management
up arrow 16%

Sales
up arrow 10%

Sales Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$32,000

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 27%