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Retail Sales Manager Salary (United States)

A Retail Sales Manager earns an average salary of $43,151 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Retail Sales Manager Salary (?
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$29,254 - $70,888
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MEDIAN: $43,151
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Retail Sales Manager Salary (?
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$9.62 - $18.89
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,254 - $70,888  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,866  
Profit Sharing
$390.37 - $5,161  
Commission
$0.00 - $35,139  
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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$24,628 - $74,512  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,463
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.62 - $18.89  
   
Overtime
$13.01 - $28.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,866  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $35,139  
Profit Sharing
$390.37 - $5,161  
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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$24,628 - $74,512  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 639
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Job Description for Retail Sales Manager

Retail sales managers lead teams of their employees in completing various tasks and jobs. This generally includes scheduling, training, overseeing and hiring retail staff members. Retail managers work with their staff to meet sales goals and in keeping their retail store's inventory fully stocked, clean and up to date. Retail sales managers often work long and irregular hours and generally must be available to work the busiest shifts (nights and weekends). In addition, they usually must work during the holiday seasons, particularly from Thanksgiving to Christmas, which is generally the most profitable time of year for most retail companies.
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Retail Sales Manager Tasks
  • Manage the selection, training and development of staff; ensure monthly sales quota are met.
  • Sell the organization's products and/or services to new or established customers; handle and resolve escalated customer complaints and issues.
  • Oversee day-to-day retail operations and staff; monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
  • Manage and stock inventory at specified levels.

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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Manager

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

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$42,000
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Retail Sales Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a Retail Sales Manager?
Retail Sales Manager in San Diego:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Customer service, makeup boosting self confidence in customers.
Cons: Pay rate not to par with market.

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Experience Affects Retail Sales Manager Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Manager Salaries

Operations Management
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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$42,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
45%
female alumni
 
Male
55%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 27%