Retail Store Manager, Sporting Goods Salary

Sporting Goods Store Managers aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $39K annually. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Sporting Goods Store Managers who answered the questionnnaire. Over a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and around half claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction for Sporting Goods Store Managers is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$26,761 - $60,367
$27K
$39K
$60K
MEDIAN: $38,942
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50%
90%

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$9.35 - $22.50
$9
$14
$22
MEDIAN: $14.10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$26,761 - $60,367  
   
Bonus
$375.00 - $10,000  
Commission
$650  
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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$23,944 - $58,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.35 - $22.50  
   
Overtime
$18.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$375.00 - $10,000  
   
Commission
$650  
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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$23,944 - $58,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Retail Store Manager, Sporting Goods

A retail store manager for a sporting goods store provides overall supervision for their store to ensure it is run effectively and profitably. They are responsible for supervising employee scheduling, assigning duties to employees, and recruiting and hiring new employees. After employees have been hired, store managers train them, monitor their performance, and provide discipline and encouragement as needed. Retail store managers at sporting goods stores must ensure their store meets all financial targets; this involves developing budgets, staying aware of all expenditures, and making any changes to operations to ensure their objectives are met.

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Retail Store Manager, Sporting Goods 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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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Store Manager, Sporting Goods

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $33K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $38K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $41K in this role. 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 $39K by contrast.

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Key Stats for Retail Store Manager, Sporting Goods

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Retail Store Manager, Sporting Goods Salaries

▲5%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Retail Store Manager, Sporting Goods Salaries

Sales Management
▲20%

National Average
$38,000

Customer Service
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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