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Gift Shop Manager Salary

Gift Shop Managers in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $12.90 per hour for pay. Although more than a third lack health benefits of any kind, the greater part do enjoy medical insurance, and roughly one-half get dental coverage, too. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Gift Shop Managers. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,806 - $47,171
(Median)
$25K
$35K
$47K
MEDIAN: $35,307
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$9.87 - $18.06
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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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$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$24,806 - $47,171  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,532  
Commission
$0.00 - $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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$22,008 - $43,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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
$9.87 - $18.06  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.28  
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.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,532  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $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).
)
$22,008 - $43,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 63

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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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Professional skills reported by Gift Shop Managers are few in number. Inventory Management and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Gift Shop Manager

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


For Gift Shop Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Gift Shop Managers in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $28K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $29K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Gift Shop Managers make a median salary of $31K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Gift Shop Manager generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $32K.

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Experience Affects Gift Shop Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$30,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Gift Shop Manager Salaries

Inventory Management
up arrow 9%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

National Average
$30,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 36%