Store Owner / Operator Salary

The average pay for a Store Owner / Operator is $58,958 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$23,270 - $178,725
$23K
$55K
$180K
MEDIAN: $55,000
10%
50%
90%

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Salary $23,270 - $178,725
Bonus $0.00
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$20,800 - $175,000
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Store Owner / Operator

Store owners/operators work in a retail environment to oversee a store's daily operations, be it independently-owned or a franchise. In smaller stores, owners/operators may stock shelves, arrange merchandise, receive items, and operate the cash register, as well as hire and train other employees, administer payroll, and conduct employee evaluations.

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Store Owner / Operator Tasks

  • Ensure compliance with licensing, taxation, and insurance regulations and completion of required paperwork.
  • Develop and execute store's business and marketing plans and manage store finances.
  • Oversee acquisition of store merchandise, communication with suppliers, and design displays.
  • Hire, train, and supervise store employee team.

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Pay by Experience Level for Store Owner / Operator

Pay by Experience for a Store Owner / Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Store Owner / Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Store Owner / Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Store Owner / Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 9 salaries. A Store Owner / Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Store Owner / Operator

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Store Owner / Operator Salaries

Experienced
▲72%

Mid-Career
▲32%

Late-Career
▲26%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 64%
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