The larger portion of Gift Shop Managers in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $13.48 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $9.74 per hour and $20.85. Some workers in this field — more than a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a majority and dental plans are enjoyed by about one-half. Job satisfaction for Gift Shop Managers is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$25,539 - $48,871
(Median)
$26K
$37K
$49K
MEDIAN: $36,608
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$9.74 - $20.85
(Median)
$9
$13
$21
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,539 - $48,871  
   
Bonus
$50.68 - $3,945  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$22,312 - $45,159  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $20.85  
   
Overtime
$22.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$50.68 - $3,945  
   
Commission
$0.00  
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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$22,312 - $45,159  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Job Description for Gift Shop Manager

Gift shop managers are retail store managers who sell items which are generally given as gifts to other people. Managerial duties of this position include assisting customers, taking inventory, ordering products, cashier duties, bookkeeping, interviewing, hiring, and training employees, assigning tasks, creating employees' schedules, handling customers' complaints, stocking shelves, market research, and advertising.

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Gift Shop Manager Tasks

  • Develop rapport and make connections with the retail team and customers.
  • Set and track retail goals and objectives.
  • Manage overall day to day operations of the store, including hiring, reviewing, and employee scheduling.
  • Assist in planning annual or specific budgets.

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Popular Skills for Gift Shop Manager


Professional skills reported by Gift Shop Managers are few in number. Most notably, skills in Inventory Management, Customer Service, Purchasing, and Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Sales. For most people, competency in Customer Service indicates knowledge of Purchasing.

Pay by Experience Level for Gift Shop Manager

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $28K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $36K. For Gift Shop Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $33K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Gift Shop Manager Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Late-Career
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National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Gift Shop Manager Salaries


Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Purchasing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$32,000

Sales
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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