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Average Area Manager, Retail Salary in Australia

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The average salary for an Area Manager, Retail in Australia is AU$67,372.
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AU$53k - AU$95k
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AU$4k - AU$33k
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AU$53k - AU$100k
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What Do Area Manager, Retails Do?

Area Manager, Retail Tasks
  • Direct daily operations of retail stores in a geographic area, monitoring sales, expenditures, and store activities.
  • Hire and train store managers, oversee promotion, transfer, and discipline of employees.
  • Communicate and enforce corporate policies and procedures.
  • Review store budget, sales, and activity reports to evaluate store performance.

Popular Employer Salaries for Area Manager, Retail

The top respondents for the job title Area Manager, Retail are from the companies Cotton On, Coles Myer Ltd and Coles Myer Ltd. Reported salaries are highest at Coles Myer Ltd where the average pay is AU$110,000. Cotton On pays the lowest at around AU$67,407.

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What Are Popular Skills for Area Manager, Retails?

Skills in Operations Management and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Team Leadership, Sales Management and People Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Area Manager, Retails?

An entry-level Area Manager, Retail with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$61,619 based on 6 salaries. An early career Area Manager, Retail with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$64,964 based on 128 salaries. A mid-career Area Manager, Retail with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$69,319 based on 88 salaries. An experienced Area Manager, Retail with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$73,668 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$70,000.
Employees with Area Manager, Retail in their job title in Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 20.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (3.9% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (13.3% less), Newcastle, New South Wales (4.3% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (3.4% less).

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