Store Sales Manager Salary

With half of Store Sales Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Store Sales Managers is $41K annually and can range from $29K on the lower end to $59K per year near the higher end. Job satisfaction for Store Sales Managers is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — close to one-fifth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. Female Store Sales Managers are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (68 percent) are women. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$28,025 - $54,721
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$28K
$41K
$55K
MEDIAN: $41,005
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$10.36 - $20.34
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,025 - $54,721  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
Commission
$0.00 - $40,000  
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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$29,326 - $59,049  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 133
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.36 - $20.34  
   
Overtime
$8.94 - $27.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $40,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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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$29,326 - $59,049  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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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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Store Sales Managers only report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Sales Management, Customer Service, and Merchandising can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Merchandising and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Store Sales Manager

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


Store Sales Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $36K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $41K on average — a distinctly larger sum. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $45K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $47K.

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Experience Affects Store Sales Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Store Sales Manager Salaries

Sales Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$41,000

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Merchandising
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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