Gift Shop Manager Salary

Women account for the majority of Gift Shop Managers in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $13.22 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $9.91 per hour to $20.01. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — over a third lack coverage. On the flip side, the greater part have medical insurance and nearly one-half receive dental plans. For the most part, Gift Shop Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$25,052 - $49,164
(Median)
$25K
$36K
$49K
MEDIAN: $36,008
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$9.91 - $20.01
(Median)
$9
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,052 - $49,164  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,517  
Commission
$0.00 - $6,851  
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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$22,549 - $45,630  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 77
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.91 - $20.01  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.43  
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.56  
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 - $2,517  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $6,851  
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).
)
$22,549 - $45,630  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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Job Description for Gift Shop Manager

Gift shop managers are responsible for managing and overseeing the activities within a gift shop. They are usually present on a frequent basis alongside their employees in the gift shop they manage, and they should be present to resolve any issues that may arise among customers or employees.

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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


Survey takers who work as Gift Shop Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Purchasing, Inventory Management, Customer Service, and Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales. Those educated in Customer Service tend to be well versed in Purchasing.

Pay by Experience Level for Gift Shop Manager

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $28K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $33K. Gift Shop Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $31K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $32K.

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Experience Affects Gift Shop Manager Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Gift Shop Manager Salaries

Purchasing
up arrow 14%


Customer Service
up arrow 2%

National Average
$31,000

Sales
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

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: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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