Retail Store Manager, Shoes Salary
Shoe Store Managers in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $41K per year. While tenure and the specific company impact pay for this group, residence is the most influential factor. Most Shoe Store Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — roughly one in four — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance. There are more female Shoe Store Managers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 60 percent. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Job Description for Retail Store Manager, Shoes
Retail store managers (shoes) oversee day-to-day operations for their store. They are in charge of hiring the staff members who work in their store, supervising staff performance, and working with customers directly, including assisting in any sales as needed. These managers must be familiar with the products sold in their store and any current and upcoming sales and promotions. They are responsible for maintaining the appearance of their store, including floor displays, shoes, window advertisements, and window displays. They also oversee all monetary transactions and cash registers, including ensuring all safety procedures are followed. They also are in charge of keeping track of all inventory for the store and supervising the receipt of new merchandise.Read More...
Retail store manager (shoes) positions often require prior retail management experience. Basic computer skills are also required for tasks such as tracking employee hours, inventory, and sales. These positions may require some physical labor and long hours standing on the sales floor or behind the counter. Being able to perform physical tasks such as lifting and stocking may be necessary as well.
Retail store managers (shoes) generally work during their store's hours of operation; work before the store opens may be required to prepare the store for the day, as well as time after closing to clean up and prepare for the next day. Managers' specific hours may vary depending on their store's needs.
Retail Store Manager, Shoes Tasks
- Oversee day-to-day retail operations and staff; monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
- Manage and stock inventory at specified levels.
- Manage the selection, training and development of staff; ensure monthly sales quota are met.
- Sell the organization's products and/or services to new or established customers; handle and resolve escalated customer complaints and issues.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Retail Store Manager, Shoes
Famous Footwear Inc does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $45K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $30K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $60K.
Popular Skills for Retail Store Manager, Shoes
Professional skills reported by Shoe Store Managers are few in number. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Sales Management, Customer Service, and Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. For most people, competency in Customer Service indicates knowledge of Operations Management and Sales.
Pay by Experience Level for Retail Store Manager, Shoes
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 $35K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $41K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Shoe Store Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $45K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $44K by contrast.