Retail Sales Supervisor Salary

Median pay for Retail Sales Supervisors in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $12.19 per hour. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, nearly one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by just over a half. For the most part, Retail Sales Supervisors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Retail Sales Supervisors (61 percent) who took the survey are women. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$33,563 - $63,616
(Median)
$34K
$42K
$64K
MEDIAN: $42,421
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$9.23 - $16.58
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$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary 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$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$33,563 - $63,616  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,861  
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
Commission
$0.00 - $12,469  
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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$19,860 - $47,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.23 - $16.58  
   
Overtime
$11.40 - $23.63  
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$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,861  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $12,469  
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
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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$19,860 - $47,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 121
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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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Many Retail Sales Supervisors advance their careers by becoming Retail Store Assistant Managers, who report a slightly higher median income of $32K.

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Retail Sales Supervisors who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Fortunate workers who know Sales Management command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 25 percent above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Supervisor

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $27K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $32K. On average, Retail Sales Supervisors make $34K following one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Retail Sales Supervisor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Supervisor Salaries

Sales Management
up arrow 25%

National Average
$29,000

Sales
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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