Department Manager, Hardware Store Salary

Median pay for Hardware Store Department Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $17.12 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $11.99 per hour and $20.66. Total cash compensation for Hardware Store Department Managers runs from $26K to $48K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $5K and profit sharing that can reach almost $10K. The specific employer and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Hardware Store Department Managers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and slightly less than a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the greater part and dental coverage is claimed by the larger part. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$30,100 - $58,843
$30K
$42K
$59K
MEDIAN: $41,811
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$11.99 - $20.66
$12
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MEDIAN: $17.12
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,100 - $58,843  
   
Bonus
$200.44 - $4,961  
Profit Sharing
$70.96 - $9,863  
Commission
$0.00 - $9,123  
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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$26,327 - $48,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.99 - $20.66  
   
Overtime
$11.20 - $29.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$200.44 - $4,961  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $9,123  
Profit Sharing
$70.96 - $9,863  
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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$26,327 - $48,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 222

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Job Description for Department Manager, Hardware Store

A hardware store has many departments, such as plumbing, electronics, lighting, and lawn and garden care. The upper management of these stores typically use department managers to oversee each of these areas. The hardware store department manager typically leads a team of employees, ensuring they follow company guidelines and meet standards of customer service. The manager communicates necessary product knowledge to their team and helps develop standard answers to frequent customer requests and questions.

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Department Manager, Hardware Store Tasks

  • Oversee day-to-day retail operations and staff; monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
  • Manage the selection, training and development of staff; ensure monthly sales quota are met.
  • Sell the organization's products and/or services to new or established customers; handle and resolve escalated customer complaints and issues.

Common Career Paths for Department Manager, Hardware Store


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As Hardware Store Department Managers transition into upper-level roles like Assistant Store Managers, it's possible that they won't see a change in salary. Assistant Store Managers earn the same amount as Hardware Store Department Managers on average.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Department Manager, Hardware Store


For Hardware Store Department Managers, comfortable salaries can be found at Menard's Incorporated; in fact, median earnings sit around $52K, the highest in the area.

The Home Depot Inc. offers the smallest salaries in town — $32K on average — but the considerable range in workers' salaries (stretching from $26K to $56K) creates a rather varied pay scale.

Popular Skills for Department Manager, Hardware Store


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Sales Management, People Management, and Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Merchandising. For most people, competency in Customer Service indicates knowledge of Inventory Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Department Manager, Hardware Store

Pay by Experience for a Department Manager, Hardware Store has a positive trend. An entry-level Department Manager, Hardware Store with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 128 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Department Manager, Hardware Store with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Department Manager, Hardware Store which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 86 salaries. A Department Manager, Hardware Store with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 24 salaries.

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Key Stats for Department Manager, Hardware Store

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Department Manager, Hardware Store Salaries

▲6%

▲4%

▲1%

National Average
$37,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Department Manager, Hardware Store Salaries

Operations Management
▲20%


People Management
▼0%

Inventory Management
▼0%

National Average
$37,000



Merchandising
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 29%