District Manager, Retail Salary

Sears Holdings Corporation is a desirable employer for Retail District Managers where the median salary comes in around $114K, beating the field's national median of $70K annually. Retail District Managers will also find cushy salaries at CVS Caremark Corporation (+$106K), Bed Bath & Beyond Inc (+$90K), and Family Dollar Stores Inc (+$89K). The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$43,896 - $101,695
(Median)
$44K
$70K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,748
10%
50%
90%

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$11.88 - $25.06
(Median)
$12
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

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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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,896 - $101,695  
   
Bonus
$1,540 - $24,675  
Profit Sharing
$1,008 - $24,361  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,134  
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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$45,907 - $116,843  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,027
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.88 - $25.06  
   
Overtime
$8.93 - $31.71  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,540 - $24,675  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,134  
Profit Sharing
$1,008 - $24,361  
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).
)
$45,907 - $116,843  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Job Description for District Manager, Retail

Retail district managers investigate all complaints and claims against employees and management of the businesses in the districts that they oversee, as well as ensure that operations flow smoothly. If there are any issues, then the retail district manager must smooth them out either through exercising disciplinary action or by providing needed support and resources.

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District Manager, Retail Tasks

  • Manage store inventory, adjusting inventory at each store depending on market trends and sales performance.
  • Hire, train, and supervise store managers in the region.
  • Monitor sales and operations at retail stores within a region to ensure sales targets are met.

Common Career Paths for District Manager, Retail


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Retail District Managers may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as VP of Operations. The latter position pays an average of $122K annually. Going from Retail District Manager to Regional Retail Manager is the transition that occurs most often in this field, and the average paycheck for Regional Retail Managers is $72K. Many others choose to work as Regional Sales Managers, where pay is typically $83K.

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Popular Skills for District Manager, Retail


Survey results imply that Retail District Managers deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Profit & Loss Statements, Financial Analysis, Human Resources, and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 19 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Training Management and Training. Most people familiar with Leadership also know Operations Management and Sales Management.

Pay by Experience Level for District Manager, Retail

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $64K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $73K. For Retail District Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $80K. Retail District Managers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $87K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Retail District Managers, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Retail District Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+19 percent), Miami (+14 percent), Orlando (+9 percent), and Atlanta (+9 percent). Pittsburgh is the lowest-paying area, 5 percent south of the national average.

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Experience Affects District Manager, Retail Salaries



National Average
$75,000



Skills That Affect District Manager, Retail Salaries

Profit & Loss (P&L) Statements
up arrow 19%


Human Resources
up arrow 4%

People Management
up arrow 2%

Operations Management
up arrow 2%

Team Leadership
up arrow 2%

Leadership
up arrow 1%

Recruiting
0%

Merchandising
0%

National Average
$75,000

Sales Management
up arrow 1%

Sales
up arrow 2%

Training
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 269 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 11%
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