The average salary for an Area Manager, Retail is C$56,183 per year.

C$40,951 - C$75,181
C$41K
C$54K
C$75K
MEDIAN: C$53,814
10%
50%
90%
C$15.26 - C$18.16
C$18
MEDIAN: C$17.64
50%
C$0C$79K
Salary C$40,951 - C$75,181
Bonus C$1,002 - C$15,205
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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C$38,196 - C$79,924
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 84
Hourly Data C$0C$22
Hourly Rate C$17.64
Hourly Tips C$4.38
Overtime C$22.50
Annual Data C$0C$79K
Bonus C$1,002 - C$15,205
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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C$38,196 - C$79,924
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Area Manager, Retail

The retail area manager oversees and directs other employees, typically in one section or department of the retail store. This professional handles a number of managerial responsibilities, such as directing workers to perform tasks, assigning individuals to specific areas of the retail space, training new hires, holding interviews for prospective workers, and providing feedback and help for employees as needed. The retail area manager is also responsible for ensuring work in their area of responsibility is completed efficiently, as well as implementing new procedures or methods to increase productivity. They generally reports to the store manager, although they may report to the general manager on occasion (such as a biweekly or monthly basis) to report on how the store is doing, improvements being made, and suggestions for future growth. The retail area manager may be promoted to the store manager, and then further promoted to regional manager, based on performance and how long the employee has been with the company.

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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.

Area Manager, Retail Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Area Manager, Retail

Pay by Experience for an Area Manager, Retail has a positive trend. An entry-level Area Manager, Retail with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$52,000 based on 20 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Area Manager, Retail with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$57,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Area Manager, Retail which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$56,000 based on 16 salaries. An Area Manager, Retail with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$65,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$55,606

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

Area Manager, Retail Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Area Manager, Retail?

Area Manager, Retail in Calgary:
"Like the job, not the pay."
Pros: I like the flexible hours, the mix of working alone as well as others, interacting with customers to solve problems and training staff to get the best performance out of them.
Cons: The corporate structure tends to be slow and uncommunicative. The salary is extremely low and I have trouble making ends meet, and I feel ignored by my superiors. I have not received a performance review in over two years and not received a pay increase in the same amount of time.

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Key Stats for Area Manager, Retail

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Area Manager, Retail Salaries

▲17%

▲3%

▲1%

National Average
C$56,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Area Manager, Retail Salaries


National Average
C$56,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 8%