Gift Shop Manager Salary

Gift Shop Managers in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $12.89 per hour for pay. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and more than a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by one-half. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,976 - $48,696
(Median)
$25K
$35K
$49K
MEDIAN: $35,495
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$9.77 - $18.32
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,976 - $48,696  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,517  
Commission
$0.00 - $2,959  
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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$22,008 - $44,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.77 - $18.32  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.06  
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 - $2,517  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $2,959  
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).
)
$22,008 - $44,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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Job Description for Gift Shop Manager

  • 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


Survey takers who work as Gift Shop Managers report a focused set of job skills. Purchasing and Inventory Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 16 percent and 9 percent, respectively. The majority of those who know Customer Service also know Purchasing.

Pay by Experience Level for Gift Shop Manager

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


For many Gift Shop Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $28K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $29K. Gift Shop Managers bring in $31K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $32K on average.

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Experience Affects Gift Shop Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$30,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Gift Shop Manager Salaries

Purchasing
up arrow 16%

Inventory Management
up arrow 9%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

National Average
$30,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 38%
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