Retail Department Manager Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Retail Department Manager is $13.88 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Retail Department Manager Total Pay (?
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$28,385 - $63,002
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MEDIAN: $41,417
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Retail Department Manager Total Pay (?
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$9.56 - $18.81
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$28,385 - $63,002  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,980  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $2,980  
Commission
$0.00 - $11,000  
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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$21,655 - $54,982  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 372
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.56 - $18.81  
   
Overtime
$11.32 - $30.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,980  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $11,000  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $2,980  
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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$21,655 - $54,982  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 372
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Job Description for Retail Department Manager
Larger retail stores with multiple types of goods often hire retail department managers to oversee a specific area or department. The retail department manager helps ensure the organization and tidiness of their area of responsibility. They also oversee efficient rotation and restock of inventory as needed, as well as the creation and/or execution of store displays for store sales and marketing promotions. Depending on the employer, the retail department manager may also be asked to conduct interviews with prospective employees and hire and schedule staff. Most stores expect this manager to oversee and participate in all necessary training, as well as supervise the employees in their department.
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Retail Department Manager Tasks
  • Manage the selection, training and development of staff; ensure monthly sales quota are met.
  • Sell the organization's products and/or services to new or established customers; handle and resolve escalated customer complaints and issues.
  • Oversee day-to-day retail operations and staff; monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
  • Manage and stock inventory at specified levels.

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Experience Affects Retail Department Manager Salaries

National Average
$34,000

Skills That Affect Retail Department Manager Salaries

Customer Service
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National Average
$34,000
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Gender
Female
50%
female alumni
 
Male
50%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 21%
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