The average pay for an Entry-Level Retail Store Manager is AU$48,286 per year.

AU$41,555 - AU$61,070
AU$42K
AU$49K
AU$61K
MEDIAN: AU$49,056
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.67 - AU$26.31
AU$19
AU$22
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.85
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$61K
Salary AU$41,555 - AU$61,070
Bonus AU$198 - AU$9,917
Profit Sharing AU$1,208 - AU$22,597
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$10,441
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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AU$40,846 - AU$61,635
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,451
Hourly Data AU$0AU$42
Hourly Rate AU$18.67 - AU$26.31
Hourly Tips AU$2.36
Overtime AU$11.63 - AU$42.79
Annual Data AU$0AU$61K
Bonus AU$198 - AU$9,917
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$10,441
Profit Sharing AU$1,208 - AU$22,597
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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AU$40,846 - AU$61,635
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 585

Job Description for Retail Store Manager

A retail store manager is in charge of overseeing personnel and operations at a retail store. Typically, such stores will specialize in some product offering, although a retail store manager may be hired by department stores to run a section of the larger operation. Retail store managers typically ensure and schedule staff and associates. They train or supervise new hires, interview potential workers, and extend job offers. The manager also ensures that all sales are reconciled daily, with transactions closed and deposits arranged.

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Retail Store Manager Tasks

  • Oversee day-to-day retail operations and staff; monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
  • Manage and stock inventory at specified levels.
  • 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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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$48,577

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Retail Store Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Retail Store Manager in Coonabarabran:
"Don't do retail, if you don't like people."
Never get into a retail management position unless you truly love being around people. It takes a special type of person to be able to manage a store, it's team and give 500% customer service. You need passion and drive, exemplary customer service skills, outstanding team leadership skills and most importantly, a level head. I personally hire skills and personality. Without the personality to back up the skills, I may as well hire a robot.

Retail Store Manager in Joondalup:
"Slow salary progression."
Get clear indication of salary pay to peformance.

Retail Store Manager in Sydney:
"Take risks."
Take risks & trust your gut & never stop learning.

Retail Store Manager in Melbourne:
"Demanding."
The role is fast paced, physically and mentally demanding.

Retail Store Manager in Adelaide:
"Knowing your business."
Understanding every in and out of your business from the biggest issue to the smallest detail. Also keeping in touch with someone in your region with a similar or same budget as you to keep a bit of competition and to give or receive advice on what one of you is doing better than the other.

Retail Store Manager in Sydney:
"Job Requirements, Responsibilities, career path options, ski."
At the initial interview ask some hard lined questions!, such as; What would my day to day activities be? Explain what my responsibilities would encounter? Ask what skills you are looking for in a store manager roll within your business? And at end of my interview can you please advise me of some feedback in relation to how I conducted myself? Be passionate, have a smash down mentality in regards to the tasks that are to be done. Be a leader and part of the team culture.

Retail Store Manager in Melbourne:
"Achieve Targets, Make Money."
Lean every thing you can about your team, they will make or break you. Outset lead from the front line and develop your people. Earn their respect and your team will want to follow you. Celebrate their success as when your team wins you win!

Key Stats for Retail Store Manager

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 64 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
22%

Skills That Affect Retail Store Manager Salaries




National Average
AU$49,000


Training
▼2%

Budget Management
▼2%


▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%