Store Sales Manager Salary

With close to one-half of Store Sales Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $29K to $60K per year and averages out to $40K per year. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, roughly a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. For the most part, Store Sales Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$28,470 - $55,783
(Median)
$28K
$40K
$56K
MEDIAN: $40,082
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$10.15 - $20.69
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$15
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,470 - $55,783  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,101  
Commission
$0.00 - $15,456  
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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$28,570 - $59,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.15 - $20.69  
   
Overtime
$7.79 - $23.49  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,101  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,456  
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).
)
$28,570 - $59,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Job Description for Store Sales Manager

A store sales manager is a manager located in a company where products are being directly sold to a consumer. It is one of the most important roles of a store and comes with many responsibilities. As a store sales manager, one is responsible for many important tasks on a day to day basis, which include setting goals for coworkers, having great customer service, hiring and training new employees, motivating employees to produce positive results, developing plans for increasing profits and efficiency, managing the staff, providing team building exercises to the employee, making sure that wage laws are being followed, confirming that workers are adequately paid, and developing a successful team that will bring in a profit for the company.

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Store Sales 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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Survey takers who work as Store Sales Managers usually report a few specific skills. Sales Management and Merchandising are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Merchandising.

Pay by Experience Level for Store Sales Manager

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


For many Store Sales Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $36K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $41K. Store Sales Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $43K. Store Sales Managers who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $46K.

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Experience Affects Store Sales Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Store Sales Manager Salaries

National Average
$41,000

Sales Management
up arrow 1%

Merchandising
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 24%
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