Retail General Manager (GM) Salary

A Retail General Manager (GM) earns an average salary of $52,720 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$34,845 - $87,785
(Median)
$35K
$53K
$88K
MEDIAN: $52,719
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$10.19 - $24.57
(Median)
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$16
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
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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$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$34,845 - $87,785  
   
Bonus
$198.85 - $18,480  
Profit Sharing
$51.52 - $19,315  
Commission
$490.68 - $34,521  
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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$34,333 - $95,953  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,105
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.19 - $24.57  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.72  
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.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$198.85 - $18,480  
   
Commission
$490.68 - $34,521  
Profit Sharing
$51.52 - $19,315  
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).
)
$34,333 - $95,953  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 225

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Retail General Manager (GM)

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Experience Affects Retail General Manager (GM) Salaries



National Average
$55,000



Skills That Affect Retail General Manager (GM) Salaries

Budget Management
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Sales Management
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Human Resources
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Merchandising
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Operations Management
0%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%

National Average
$55,000

Hiring
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Training
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Customer Relations
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Retail
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 485 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 22%