The average salary for a Retail General Manager (GM) is $52,418 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Team Leadership is associated with high pay for this job.

$35,055 - $84,457
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$52K
$84K
MEDIAN: $52,417
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$10.73 - $24.98
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$35,055 - $84,457  
   
Bonus
$518 - $19,806  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $18,460  
Commission
$1,153 - $48,423  
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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$34,109 - $91,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,642
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.73 - $24.98  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.00  
Overtime
$7.86 - $32.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$518 - $19,806  
   
Commission
$1,153 - $48,423  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $18,460  
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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$34,109 - $91,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 218

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Job Description for Retail General Manager (GM)

Retail general managers are responsible for running the retail store. They mange everything from checking inventory to disciplining and training employees to deciding which products to stock on shelves. They make sure the store is performing well, that customers are satisfied, and that subordinates are productive. General managers can be asked to work in a variety of environments; they may work in the office, on the retail floor, or at a warehouse. They also are responsible for selecting, training, and coaching staff members.

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Retail General Manager (GM) Tasks

  • Manage retail store staff, hire and train new employees, motivate current employees, schedule employee hours, and oversee payroll.
  • Plan store layout and displays to simplify customer shopping and promote products.
  • Resolve customer problems and handle customer complaints.
  • Work to meet all sales targets, plan store sales strategies, analyze sales data, and work to expand sales.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,761

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Key Stats for Retail General Manager (GM)

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 260 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Retail General Manager (GM) Salaries



National Average
$54,000



Skills That Affect Retail General Manager (GM) Salaries

Team Leadership
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Operations Management
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Sales Management
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People Management
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Merchandising
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National Average
$54,000


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Retail
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 260 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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