The average salary for a Department Manager, Retail Store in Australia is AU$54,829.
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Job Description for Department Manager, Retail Store
A department store manager is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the retail store. They typically report to a regional director or regional manager, who they may interact with on a daily basis or less frequently. They hire and manage store personnel, as well as direct them in carrying out their employer’s vision. They may also be responsible for merchandising, training new employees, and completing scheduling and payroll. Some businesses create sales goals for department manag…Read more
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Popular Skills for Department Manager, Retail Store
Skills in People Management, Leadership and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Management and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Department Manager, Retail Store
An early career Department Manager, Retail Store with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$54,367 based on 78 salaries. A mid-career Department Manager, Retail Store with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$53,818 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Department Manager, Retail Store with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$61,208 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$55,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Department Manager, Retail Store in their job title in Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 16.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (14.0% more) and Perth, Western Australia (5.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (7.1% less), Sydney, New South Wales (3.4% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.0% less).
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