Retail Store Manager Salary

The average pay for a Retail Store Manager is $43,442 per year. A skill in Budget Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,391 - $65,383
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$29K
$43K
$65K
MEDIAN: $43,441
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$9.65 - $21.42
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,391 - $65,383  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,214  
Profit Sharing
$197.47 - $6,741  
Commission
$0.00 - $14,587  
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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$25,661 - $67,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15,402
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.65 - $21.42  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.02 - $3.40  
Overtime
$11.17 - $32.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,214  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $14,587  
Profit Sharing
$197.47 - $6,741  
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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$25,661 - $67,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5,093
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Job Description for Retail Store Manager

A retail store manager is in charge of overseeing personnel and operations at a retail store. Typically, such stores will specialize in some product offering, although a retail store manager may be hired by department stores to run a section of the larger operation. Retail store managers typically ensure and schedule staff and associates. They train or supervise new hires, interview potential workers, and extend job offers. The manager also ensures that all sales are reconciled daily, with transactions closed and deposits arranged.

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Retail Store Manager Tasks

  • 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.
  • Oversee 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 Manager

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,772

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Retail Store Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a Retail Store Manager?

Retail Store Manager in Columbus:
"Fast Paced."
Pros: I enjoy being able to take charge and change things that will better our business. I enjoy developing people to become better.
Cons: Right now there are a lot of clunky procedures that are in our way of making more money. It doesn't allow a lot of flexibility in schedule.

Retail Store Manager in Kewaunee:
"Challenging."
Pros: Working with the people on a daily basis and never having the same day 2 times in a row.
Cons: It's very demanding and stressful at times.

Retail Store Manager in Grand Rapids:
"Unpredictable/Exciting."
Pros: Most of our customers are come in because they love our products. Who doesn't like to be adored :) We are a happy place and for the most part work with young adults who enjoy their jobs, and enjoy being in each others company. When part of you job is to be happy and have fun, it's hard to not want to go into work.
Cons: Dealing with employee's that range from 18-55, most of our employee's are working part time while attending school, or this is a second job to get them through a rough patch in their life. So turn around is the most difficult part. Just when you think that you are staffed properly at one store, the other store goes through a change in staff, so we always feel like we are training. Cost of training is high.

Retail Store Manager in Baraboo:
Pros: I enjoy interacting with my subordinates, and they're all hard-working, enjoyable people. I like helping people improve their health, and communications and ordering are probably what I do best. When I'm directing, things go smoothly.
Cons: L feel like it's a dead end job, no room for advancement, and I'm not appreciated for the many hats I wear, and how I excel at everything I do. Also, I make a measly hourly rate, and have no health benefits, no 401k plan, no gym membership, no free coffee, no "benefits" at all.

Retail Store Manager in Atlanta:
"The tanning salon day to day."
Pros: I get to interact with other people daily. My job is rarely boring. Making commission and sales is kind of like a game for me so that part is fun.
Cons: I'm way over worked. I work between 50-60 hours most weeks. I work 14 hour days sometimes with no break and you're on your feet the whole time. I get to spend no time with my family and the company doesn't seem to care that you miss out on that time. Corporate seems to only do what's best for them. Our prices recently went down but we are punished for revenue decreasing as well. They increase profits by having salary employees increase hours so they don't increase their labor budget. I manage 2 locations as well, which isn't a problem but my assistant at my second location needs to go and my input isn't really mattered here.

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Experience Affects Retail Store Manager Salaries




National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Retail Store Manager Salaries






Sales Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3084 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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