Retail Sales Supervisor Salary

Earnings for Retail Sales Supervisors in the United States come in at around $12.08 per hour on average. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Female Retail Sales Supervisors are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (63 percent) are women. While just under a third report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,065 - $52,933
(Median)
$29K
$42K
$53K
MEDIAN: $41,992
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$9.05 - $17.11
(Median)
$9
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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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$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,065 - $52,933  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,836  
Commission
$0.00 - $15,319  
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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$19,399 - $47,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.05 - $17.11  
   
Overtime
$12.04 - $25.50  
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$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,836  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,319  
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).
)
$19,399 - $47,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 128
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Job Description for Retail Sales Supervisor

  • Train employees in providing quality customer service and handling difficult sales.
  • Greet and assist customers, and respond to questions or complaints.
  • Ensure that health and safety regulations are followed.
  • Direct and oversee employees in making sales, taking inventory, and helping customers.
  • Examine merchandise to ensure quality, display, and functionality.

Common Career Paths for Retail Sales Supervisor


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Moving into a Retail Store Assistant Manager position seems to be a popular career progression. Median pay for this job is $32K annually.

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Survey takers who work as Retail Sales Supervisors report a focused set of job skills. Sales Management and Sales are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Supervisor

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $26K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $33K. Retail Sales Supervisors bring in $34K after working for 10 to 20 years. Retail Sales Supervisors with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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Experience Affects Retail Sales Supervisor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Supervisor Salaries

Sales Management
up arrow 15%

National Average
$29,000

Sales
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 30%
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