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Gas Station Manager Salary

Pay for Gas Station Managers in the United States is very modest at just $34K annually. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Gas Station Managers (50 percent) who responded to the survey. While some workers in this profession — about one-half — do not have any health coverage, approximately one-half do receive medical benefits and roughly a third have dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$23,245 - $48,237
(Median)
$23K
$34K
$48K
MEDIAN: $34,482
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50%
90%

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$8.62 - $16.40
(Median)
$8
$11
$16
MEDIAN: $10
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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$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,245 - $48,237  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,918  
Commission
$0.00 - $1,600  
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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$19,417 - $45,217  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 146
National Hourly Rate 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$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.62 - $16.40  
   
Overtime
$8.24 - $25.65  
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.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,918  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $1,600  
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).
)
$19,417 - $45,217  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108

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Job Description for Gas Station Manager

Gas station managers ensure that their stations are running smoothly and efficiently and motorists are receiving fuel without issue. They are responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations, scheduling, keeping inventory, placing and receiving orders, hiring and training new staff, and selling promotional deals to customers. As managers, they also have higher duties such as creating and meeting budgets, maintaining fuel supply, writing rosters for staff, and reporting to company senior representatives.

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Survey results show that Gas Station Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Customer Service, Operations Management, and People Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like People Management and Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Gas Station Manager

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $27K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $32K. Gas Station Managers see a median salary of $33K after reaching one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $31K by contrast.

Gas Station Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Gas Station Manager in DeKalb:
"Training."
While you will likely be hired for this position based on prior experience in the convenience store/gas station field, you may not start off with the necessary management skills. Do not assume your employer plans to give you any management training or advice. Utilize as many outside resources as you can to gain the skills you need to succeed.

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Experience Affects Gas Station Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Gas Station Manager Salaries

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$30,000

Operations Management
up arrow 8%

People Management
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 48% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 51%
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