Mid-Career Retail Department Managers take home approximately $14.75 per hour on average. Overall cash earnings for Mid-Career Retail Department Managers stretch from $24K on the lower end to $51K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $4K from bonuses and $3K from profit sharing. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women Mid-Career Retail Department Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a fair number, and a majority earn vision coverage. Work is enjoyable for Mid-Career Retail Department Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$30,478 - $67,233
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$43K
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MEDIAN: $43,012
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$10.84 - $19.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,478 - $67,233  
   
Bonus
$122.34 - $3,987  
Profit Sharing
$296.96 - $2,959  
Commission
$0.00 - $12,255  
Total Pay (?
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$23,658 - $51,295  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 163
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.84 - $19.85  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.38  
Overtime
$15.02 - $31.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$122.34 - $3,987  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $12,255  
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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$23,658 - $51,295  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 482

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Leading companies who hire large numbers of Mid-Career Retail Department Managers include Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., Lowe's Companies, Inc, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc, and H&M Hennes & Mauritz Inc. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Saks Fifth Avenue offers the most; Mid-Career Retail Department Managers earn $70K on average there. Nordstrom, Inc., Bed Bath & Beyond Inc, and H&M Hennes & Mauritz Inc. also offer top salaries for Mid-Career Retail Department Managers. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $61K, $48K, and $44K, respectively.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc lags the field greatly in terms of pay, offering a median salary 161 percent lower than the top payer ($27K). Also approaching the lower end are Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. at $28K, Safeway, Inc. at $31K, and The Home Depot Inc. at $33K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,902

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New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Retail Department Managers, 48 percent higher than the national average. Mid-Career Retail Department Managers will also find cushy salaries in Tampa (+25 percent), Chicago (+18 percent), Houston (+17 percent), and Dallas (+13 percent). Columbus is the lowest-paying area, 18 percent south of the national average. Workers in Charlotte and Atlanta earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (5 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 100 votes.
5-9 years
79%
10-19 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Department Manager, Retail Store Salaries

Operations Management
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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$34,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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