Gas Station Manager Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Gas Station Managers in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $34K annually. Women Gas Station Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and a majority lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by just over two-fifths and dental coverage is claimed by slightly less than a third. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$22,334 - $48,837
(Median)
$22K
$34K
$49K
MEDIAN: $34,146
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$8.62 - $16.04
(Median)
$8
$11
$16
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,334 - $48,837  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,196  
Commission
$0.50  
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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$19,186 - $45,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 166
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.62 - $16.04  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.44  
Overtime
$8.68 - $24.11  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,196  
   
Commission
$0.50  
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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$19,186 - $45,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 148
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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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Gas Station Managers who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, People Management, Customer Service, and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Order Inventory as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Customer Service and People Management also typically command lower compensation.

Pay by Experience Level for Gas Station Manager

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $27K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $31K. Gas Station Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $35K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $30K.

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 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Gas Station Manager Salaries

National Average
$29,000

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

People Management
up arrow 8%

Customer Service
up arrow 18%

Order Inventory
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 57%
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