Retail Sales Director Salary

For Retail Sales Directors, yearly average wages total $98K annually. There are far more male Retail Sales Directors survey respondents than women, making up 83 percent. Most Retail Sales Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$34,724 - $128,943
$35K
$98K
$130K
MEDIAN: $98,443
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$34,724 - $128,943  
   
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$22,500  
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$34,724 - $154,375  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Job Description for Retail Sales Director

Retail sales directors are responsible for directing retail sales tasks and supervising sales staff on behalf of their organization. These individuals are in charge of managing a variety of sales activities and planning retail strategies that can increase productivity and profitability.

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Retail Sales Director Tasks

  • 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.
  • Keep records of sales made in departments and by each employee, analyzing the results to find trends.

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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Director

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


For many Retail Sales Directors, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Inexperienced workers earn around $60K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years pull down a much higher average of $103K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $108K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $140K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

Key Stats for Retail Sales Director

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
36%
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Experience Affects Retail Sales Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$108,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼45%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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