The average Retail Sales Supervisor in the United States earns approximately $12.35 per hour. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, close to a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by a little more than half. More than half of Retail Sales Supervisors (62 percent) survey participants are women. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$28,000 - $60,000
(Median)
$28K
$38K
$60K
MEDIAN: $38,000
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$9.18 - $17.79
(Median)
$9
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,000 - $60,000  
   
Bonus
$0.39 - $12,164  
Commission
$5,000  
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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$19,711 - $47,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.18 - $17.79  
   
Overtime
$13.79 - $27.40  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.39 - $12,164  
   
Commission
$5,000  
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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$19,711 - $47,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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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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Retail Sales Supervisors who go on to become Retail Store Assistant Managers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Retail Store Assistant Manager, an upper-level role, pays $32K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Supervisor

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $27K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $32K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Retail Sales Supervisors bring in $35K 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 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Supervisor Salaries

Sales Management
up arrow 34%

National Average
$30,000

Sales
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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