Retail Store Assistant Manager Salary

A Retail Store Assistant Manager earns an average wage of $12.43 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Operations Management and Hiring. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$28,098 - $56,663
$28K
$42K
$57K
MEDIAN: $41,911
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$9.30 - $17.80
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MEDIAN: $12.43
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,098 - $56,663  
   
Bonus
$102.92 - $6,126  
Profit Sharing
$45.62 - $5,090  
Commission
$0.00 - $11,596  
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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$20,570 - $50,836  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,703
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.30 - $17.80  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.06 - $5.07  
Overtime
$12.62 - $26.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$102.92 - $6,126  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $11,596  
Profit Sharing
$45.62 - $5,090  
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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$20,570 - $50,836  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5,086

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Job Description for Retail Store Assistant Manager

A retail store assistant manager is the person who acts under the supervision of the general manager in order to ensure that a retail store will run smoothly and efficiently on a daily basis. This position will be found in nearly any retail environment, and this person will keep hours commensurate with the operation hours of their organization. This could include weekend or overnight shifts depending, on the company.

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Retail Store Assistant Manager Tasks

  • Sell the organization's products and/or services to new or established customers; handle and resolve escalated customer complaints and issues.
  • Assist in managing the selection, training and development of staff; ensure monthly sales quota are met.
  • Assist in overseeing the 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 Store Assistant Manager

Pay by Experience for a Retail Store Assistant Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Retail Store Assistant Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 4,242 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Retail Store Assistant Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 2,523 salaries. An experienced Retail Store Assistant Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 1,834 salaries. A Retail Store Assistant Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 705 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,233

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Retail Store Assistant Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Retail Store Assistant Manager?

Retail Store Assistant Manager in Oakbrook Terrace:
"Not quite the boss."
Pros: I love having the ability to get to know my sales associate, and someone above me to get in trouble when something goes wrong.
Cons: No ability to make big decisions in the store.

Retail Store Assistant Manager in St. Louis:
"Stress level."
Pros: I like helping people. I like interacting with people. I like to manage. However, I feel like I am not adequately compensated for the amount of responsibility that I have, therefore my current stress level is through the roof. I am undervalued and underpaid.
Cons: Underpaid.

Retail Store Assistant Manager in Sauk Centre:
"Value of My Skills."
Pros: There is always something to do and a variety of changes going on to stay busy and not bored. Fun friendly atmosphere. The opportunity to use some creativity. To help make customers feel good. Leading a team and having fun together. Hours are decent. Being somewhat in charge and making crucial quick decisions.
Cons: Being micro-managed. Not utilizing my creative abilities more often. Working weekends. Not enough communication from store manager. No PTO or paid vacations. No Benefits. Very little opportunity to move up in company.

Retail Store Assistant Manager in Monroe:
"Fast paced....tiresome and stressful a lot."
Pros: The Customers become very close to you....helps you resource out.
Cons: Many things change without any notice and the communication sucks. Can never get a day off!

Retail Store Assistant Manager in Indianapolis:
Pros: I enjoy handling accounts and building relationships to increase business.
Cons: I dislike the retail nature of my job because of the customer. My work/life balance is not very good either.

Retail Store Assistant Manager in Akron:
"Management."
Pros: Selling products I am enthusiastic about.
Cons: Micromanagement from the ownership, which is a small family business.

Retail Store Assistant Manager in New Braunfels:
"Work Flexibility."
Pros: Being able to take time off when I need it.
Cons: Not mentally challenging enough.

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Key Stats for Retail Store Assistant Manager

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1079 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Retail Store Assistant Manager Salaries

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National Average
$31,000

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Skills That Affect Retail Store Assistant Manager Salaries


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National Average
$31,000


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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1079 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 32%