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Operations Manager, Retail Salary

Retail Operations Managers in the United States pull down an average of $53K per year. Final cash compensation to Retail Operations Managers varies from around $31K to approximately $85K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $14K and $6K, respectively. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 54 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$35,426 - $79,834
(Median)
$35K
$53K
$80K
MEDIAN: $52,821
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$10.51 - $20.53
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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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$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,426 - $79,834  
   
Bonus
$201.07 - $14,398  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,040  
Commission
$0.00 - $4,913  
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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$31,154 - $85,159  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 409
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$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.51 - $20.53  
   
Overtime
$14.07 - $30.89  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$201.07 - $14,398  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $4,913  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,040  
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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$31,154 - $85,159  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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Job Description for Operations Manager, Retail

Retail operations managers are responsible for a variety of tasks, often involving many separate retail locations. One primary responsibility involves the management of employees, as well as ensuring that all locations are properly staffed and all employees are well-trained and satisfied with their jobs. These managers must handle any conflicts and ensure that all scheduling needs are met, which may mean regularly visiting retail locations to evaluate employee performance and customer satisfaction.

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Operations Manager, Retail Tasks

  • Build and/or maintain retail store(s) physically and for permits, signs, safety and quality control.
  • Analyze data to identify opportunities to increase efficiency, workflow, quality, and sales.
  • Support service and operations at retail store(s), including managing warehouse, procurement, staffing and online presence.
  • Ensure profitability of retail store(s) by controlling costs and expenditures, pursue marketing ideas, and deliver high quality products.
  • Maintain, update, and enforce safety and security procedures.

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Popular Skills for Operations Manager, Retail


Retail Operations Managers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, Customer Service, and Windows Operating System General Use are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 10 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Word. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Excel are also skilled in Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Operations Manager, Retail

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $44K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $50K. Retail Operations Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $57K. Retail Operations Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $62K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Retail Operations Managers, working in the bustling city of Los Angeles has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Retail Operations Managers will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+22 percent), New York (+19 percent), Philadelphia (+14 percent), and Houston (+9 percent).

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Experience Affects Operations Manager, Retail Salaries



National Average
$52,000



Skills That Affect Operations Manager, Retail Salaries


Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 8%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

National Average
$52,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 94 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 15%
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