Entry-Level Retail Store Manager Salary

An Entry-Level Retail Store Manager earns an average salary of $37,896 per year.

$25,808 - $54,698
(Median)
$26K
$38K
$55K
MEDIAN: $37,896
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$9.04 - $18.79
(Median)
$9
$13
$19
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$25,808 - $54,698  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,950  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $7,071  
Commission
$0.00 - $12,033  
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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$22,355 - $54,596  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5,202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.04 - $18.79  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25 - $3.12  
Overtime
$9.70 - $28.13  
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$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,950  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $12,033  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $7,071  
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).
)
$22,355 - $54,596  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,616
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National Average: $35,735

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Retail Store Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Retail Store Manager in Los Angeles:
"If there was room to grow."
If you feel like you have reached your highest point at a certain company it's time to start looking for an opportunity somewhere else.

Retail Store Manager in Tracy:
"Always be on time."
Show up a half hour before opening and do the little things that makes the day, week, and month easier.

Retail Store Manager in Tupelo:
"I make the door swing."
Have passion for what you sale, set goals higher than you are comfortable with, it is better to hire drive and ambition, rather than previous experience.

Retail Store Manager in Burlington:
"The hours are horrible."
When things are good, they are great but when things are bad, they are really bad!

Retail Store Manager in Las Vegas:
"Passion."
Do what you really want, retail is not for everyone. You really must want to work with people and for people. You must be able to handle stress well, and work under pressure.

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Skills That Affect Retail Store Manager Salaries



Sales Management
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Team Leadership
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People Management
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Hiring
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Merchandising
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National Average
$36,000

Retail
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Customer Service
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Inventory Management
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Sales
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Customer Relations
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Scheduling
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1167 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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