Retail Sales Supervisor Salary

Earnings for Retail Sales Supervisors in the United States come in at around $12.16 per hour on average. While some workers in this profession — just under one in three — do not have any health coverage, a majority do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. More than half of Retail Sales Supervisors (64 percent) survey participants are women. Work is enjoyable for Retail Sales Supervisors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,065 - $52,933
(Median)
$29K
$42K
$53K
MEDIAN: $41,992
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$9.06 - $17.07
(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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$19,418 - $47,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.06 - $17.07  
   
Overtime
$12.10 - $25.40  
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.
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$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).
)
$19,418 - $47,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 130
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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 often transition into upper-level roles like Retail Store Assistant Manager, for which the average compensation is $32K per year.

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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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Supervisor

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $27K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $33K. For Retail Sales Supervisors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $34K. 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 8%

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 34 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

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: 67% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 29%
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