Mid-Career Department Manager, Retail Store Salary

The average Mid-Career Retail Department Manager can expect to rake in roughly $15.10 per hour. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $4K, total cash payment to Mid-Career Retail Department Managers can bottom out at $24K or peak near $50K. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. A fair number receive medical and dental insurance and the larger part get vision insurance. Women make up a slight majority of Mid-Career Retail Department Managers (54 percent) survey respondents. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,622 - $65,793
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$42K
$66K
MEDIAN: $42,340
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$11.09 - $19.85
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$0$65K
Salary $29,622 - $65,793
Bonus $203.47 - $3,915
Profit Sharing $296.96 - $4,041
Commission $0.00 - $10,067
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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$24,305 - $49,634
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 138
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $11.09 - $19.85
Hourly Tips $2.38
Overtime $15.71 - $31.74
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $203.47 - $3,915
Commission $0.00 - $10,067
Profit Sharing $296.96 - $4,041
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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$24,305 - $49,634
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 486

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Known for taking on a considerable number of Mid-Career Retail Department Managers, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., Lowe's Companies, Inc, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc, and H&M Hennes & Mauritz Inc. are leading firms in the industry. Mid-Career Retail Department Managers flock to Saks Fifth Avenue for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $70K lead the pack in compensation. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Nordstrom, Inc., Bed Bath & Beyond Inc, and H&M Hennes & Mauritz Inc., where Mid-Career Retail Department Managers typically earn around $61K, $48K, or $44K, respectively.

Employees at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc take home the smallest paychecks, and $27K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $24K and quickly nearing the top at only $34K. Petco Animal Supplies, Inc., Safeway, Inc., and The Home Depot Inc. also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $28K, $31K, and $33K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,926

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Mid-Career Retail Department Managers, New York provides a pay rate that is 59 percent greater than the national average. Mid-Career Retail Department Managers will also find cushy salaries in Tampa (+25 percent), Chicago (+20 percent), Houston (+16 percent), and Dallas (+12 percent). Falling short of the national average by 7 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Charlotte. Employers in Columbus and Atlanta also lean toward paying below-median salaries (7 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Department Manager, Retail Store

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 111 votes.
5-9 years
77%
10-19 years
23%
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Skills That Affect Department Manager, Retail Store Salaries

Operations Management
▲18%

▲9%


▲8%


▲4%


Customer Service Metrics
▲3%


National Average
$34,000

▼1%




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 17%
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