The average salary for a Retail Sales Manager in Australia is AU$57,764.
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Job Description for Retail Sales Manager
Retail sales managers lead teams of their employees in completing various tasks and jobs. This generally includes scheduling, training, overseeing and hiring retail staff members. Retail managers work with their staff to meet sales goals and in keeping their retail store's inventory fully stocked, clean and up to date. Retail sales managers often work long and irregular hours and generally must be available to work the busiest shifts (nights and weekends). In addition, they usually must work dur…Read more
Retail Sales Manager Tasks
- Oversee day-to-day retail operations and staff; monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
- 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.
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Popular Skills for Retail Sales Manager
Skills in Sales Management, Customer Service, Team Leadership and Retail are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales.
Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Manager
An early career Retail Sales Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$55,193 based on 79 salaries. A mid-career Retail Sales Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$58,200 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Retail Sales Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$60,275 based on 79 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$57,352.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Retail Sales Manager in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 21.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (5.7% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (2.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (13.6% less), Hobart, Tasmania (12.4% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (2.6% less).
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