Liquor Store Managers in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $39K per year. Earnings generally vary between $23K and $50K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men account for the majority of Liquor Store Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 67 percent to be exact. Roughly a third enjoy medical while nearly one in five get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to about a seventh. The majority of Liquor Store Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$26,117 - $50,162
$26K
$39K
$50K
MEDIAN: $38,942
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$9.91 - $19.94
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,117 - $50,162  
   
Bonus
$245.66 - $5,047  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $19,574  
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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$23,063 - $49,565  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 115
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.91 - $19.94  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.38  
Overtime
$13.64 - $25.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$245.66 - $5,047  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $19,574  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$23,063 - $49,565  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 102

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Job Description for Liquor Store Manager

Liquor store managers supervise the operations of free-standing stores that specialize in the sale of spirits. Additionally, many supermarkets or food stores licensed to sell liquor typically segregate this departments as a separate entity and hire liquor store managers. One of the major responsibilities of the liquor store manager is to control inventory, which involves regularly counting all product on hand and in storage, analyzing sales and traffic trends, and then basing future orders off forecasts made from this information. The store manager works to ensure their employees keep product restocked on shelves and that the sales area is kept clean and customer-friendly.

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Liquor Store Manager Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Liquor Store Manager

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


For Liquor Store Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $33K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $35K. Liquor Store Managers bring in $37K after working for 10 to 20 years. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $44K.

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Key Stats for Liquor Store Manager

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Liquor Store Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%


National Average
$36,000



Skills That Affect Liquor Store Manager Salaries

Sales Management
up arrow 30%

People Management
up arrow 21%

National Average
$36,000




Customer Relations
up arrow 15%

Sales
up arrow 15%

Inventory Control
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 66%
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