Gas Station Manager Salary

Those pursuing careers as Gas Station Managers in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $34K per year. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just over a half lack any form of coverage — but slightly less than one-half have medical insurance, and nearly one in three have dental, too. Women Gas Station Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$23,133 - $47,420

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$8.62 - $16.04

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,133 - $47,420  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,027  
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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$19,487 - $44,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 153
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.62 - $16.04  
   
Overtime
$8.44 - $22.64  
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$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,027  
   
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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$19,487 - $44,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 118
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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. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $34K in this role. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $31K on average.

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 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

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 32 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 53%
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