Retail Department Supervisor Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Retail Department Supervisor is $13.81 per hour. A skill in Operations Management is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Retail Department Supervisor Total Pay (?
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$20,929 - $45,201
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $33,706
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Retail Department Supervisor Total Pay (?
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$9.85 - $17.78
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$20,929 - $45,201  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,493  
Profit Sharing
$122.34 - $1,429  
Commission
$0.00 - $2,959  
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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$20,657 - $38,996  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 637
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.85 - $17.78  
   
Overtime
$14.52 - $26.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,493  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $2,959  
Profit Sharing
$122.34 - $1,429  
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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$20,657 - $38,996  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 637
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Job Description for Retail Department Supervisor
Retail department supervisors work directly with customers to ensure that customers’ expectations are met. They make sure their team is properly trained in merchandising and sales. Additionally, they set sales goals, as well as create and enact plans to ensure the company goals are being met. At times, the retail department supervisor may be in charge of answering phones, working at the front desk, or handling warehouse duties. They must understand the sales and operational aspects of the company. A basic knowledge of inventory control, cash handling, and merchandising are needed in most jobs as well.
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Retail Department Supervisor Tasks
  • Recruit, train, and evaluate store personnel in sales and communication skills.
  • Monitor the sales floor, provide customer service, and resolve customer concerns.
  • Support the retail sales manager in general business operations, merchandise management, and personnel scheduling.
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Pay Difference By Location
Houston
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Cincinnati
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National Average
$30,000
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Experience Affects Retail Department Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%
National Average
$30,000

Skills That Affect Retail Department Supervisor Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 18%
Inventory Management
up arrow 4%
Customer Service
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Team Leadership
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Merchandising
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Sales
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National Average
$30,000
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Gender
Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 27%
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