Retail Director Salary (United States)

A Retail Director earns an average salary of $80,075 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Retail Director Total Pay (?
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$45,263 - $160,822
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MEDIAN: $80,074
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National Salary Data

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$45,263 - $160,822  
   
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$0.00 - $39,641  
Total Pay (?
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$45,123 - $184,289  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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Job Description for Retail Director

A retail director works under the direction of the president of a particular company. Their main responsibility is to direct all retail operations and staff. The director must provide leadership and management skills to the department and oversee all purchases to ensure the company maintains steady growth and increasing profitability. The retail director's main duties typically include implementing relevant policies (which are most often made by the board of directors), managing all operations in the retail department, researching new vendors, and maintaining good relationships with existing vendors. They also order all apparel and non-apparel items, ensure there is an appropriate amount of stock at all times, and maintain excellent tracking on all purchase orders. Retail directors need to communicate effectively with colleagues and work well with subordinates, providing guidance, training, and discipline as needed.
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Retail Director Tasks
  • Keep records of sales made in departments and by each employee, analyzing the results to find trends.
  • Train employees in sales strategies and help employees improve individual performances.
  • Develop sales strategies and objectives for a retail store and for the each of the store’s employees.
  • Identify products and services with the greatest potential for increasing revenue.

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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Director

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

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Experience Affects Retail Director Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%
Late-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$85,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
Entry-Level
up arrow 45%

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Gender

Female
52%
female alumni
 
Male
48%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 10%
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