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.

$18,246 - $172,607
$18K
$59K
$170K
MEDIAN: $58,958
10%
50%
90%

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$9.19 - $18.13
$15
MEDIAN: $15.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$18,246 - $172,607  
   
Bonus
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
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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$17,844 - $163,406  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$15.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00  
   
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
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).
)
$17,844 - $163,406  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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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

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

Key Stats for Store Owner / Operator

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Store Owner / Operator Salaries

Experienced
▲70%

Mid-Career
▲30%

Late-Career
▲25%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
dental benefits
None: 60%
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