The average rate for a Retail Store Assistant Manager is $12.42 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Operations Management, Hiring, and People Management. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$27,962 - $56,512
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$57K
MEDIAN: $41,510
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$27,962 - $56,512  
   
Bonus
$103.81 - $6,042  
Profit Sharing
$72.50 - $5,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $11,065  
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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$20,525 - $50,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,802
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.24 - $17.75  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $4.93  
Overtime
$12.97 - $26.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$103.81 - $6,042  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $11,065  
Profit Sharing
$72.50 - $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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$20,525 - $50,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 4,979
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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

  • Assist in overseeing the day-to-day retail operations and staff; monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
  • Manage and stock inventory at specified levels.
  • 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.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,353

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Retail Store Assistant Manager Reviews

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.

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Experience Affects Retail Store Assistant Manager Salaries




National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Retail Store Assistant Manager Salaries



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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1028 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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