Median pay for Mid-Career Retail Department Managers is around $14.91 per hour. Total cash compensation for Mid-Career Retail Department Managers runs from $24K to $51K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $4K and profit sharing that can reach almost $3K. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a strong majority, and more than half earn vision coverage. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. Most Mid-Career Retail Department Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$30,768 - $67,550
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$43K
$68K
MEDIAN: $42,776
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$10.99 - $19.84
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,768 - $67,550  
   
Bonus
$151.01 - $3,878  
Profit Sharing
$296.96 - $2,959  
Commission
$0.00 - $12,122  
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$24,057 - $50,786  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.99 - $19.84  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.38  
Overtime
$15.25 - $31.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$151.01 - $3,878  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $12,122  
Profit Sharing
$296.96 - $2,959  
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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$24,057 - $50,786  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 488

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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. The biggest paychecks can be found at Saks Fifth Avenue — the median salary there is $70K. Mid-Career Retail Department Managers will also find cushy salaries at Nordstrom, Inc. (+$61K), Bed Bath & Beyond Inc (+$48K), and H&M Hennes & Mauritz Inc. (+$44K).

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc lags the field greatly in terms of pay, offering a median salary 159 percent less than the top paying company ($27K). A few other companies with smaller-than-average paychecks include Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. ($28K), Safeway, Inc. ($31K), and The Home Depot Inc. ($33K).

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,839

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With a pay rate for Mid-Career Retail Department Managers that is 48 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Mid-Career Retail Department Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Tampa (+25 percent), Chicago (+21 percent), Houston (+16 percent), and Dallas (+13 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 7 percent south of the national average, can be found in Columbus. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Charlotte (6 percent less) and Atlanta (4 percent less).

Key Stats for Department Manager, Retail Store

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 104 votes.
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5-9 years
77%
10-19 years
23%
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Skills That Affect Department Manager, Retail Store Salaries

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National Average
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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