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Gift Shop Manager Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Gift Shop Managers in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $13.07 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. More than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and nearly one-half claim dental coverage as well. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$24,722 - $47,861
(Median)
$25K
$36K
$48K
MEDIAN: $35,938
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$9.73 - $19.29
(Median)
$9
$13
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$24,722 - $47,861  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
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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$22,113 - $44,863  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 60
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.73 - $19.29  
   
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.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
   
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).
)
$22,113 - $44,863  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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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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Gift Shop Managers only report a few specific skills. Inventory Management and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Gift Shop Manager

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


The average inexperienced worker earns $30K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $29K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Gift Shop Managers make a median salary of $32K. Gift Shop Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Gift Shop Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
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Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Gift Shop Manager Salaries

Inventory Management
up arrow 7%

National Average
$31,000

Customer Service
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 35%