The average rate for an Entry-Level Department Manager, Retail Store is C$13.95 per hour. A skill in Sales Management is associated with high pay for this job.

C$29,926 - C$51,569
C$30K
C$40K
C$52K
MEDIAN: C$39,524
10%
50%
90%
C$11.44 - C$20.04
C$11
C$14
C$20
MEDIAN: C$13.98
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$51K
Salary C$29,926 - C$51,569
Bonus C$206 - C$4,363
Profit Sharing C$275 - C$4,600
Commission C$7,500
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$24,982 - C$48,519
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 81
Hourly Data C$0C$32
Hourly Rate C$11.44 - C$20.04
Overtime C$15.83 - C$32.30
Annual Data C$0C$48K
Bonus C$206 - C$4,363
Commission C$7,500
Profit Sharing C$275 - C$4,600
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$24,982 - C$48,519
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 106

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 managers that must be met on a yearly or monthly basis.

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Department Manager, Retail Store 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.

Department Manager, Retail Store Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$33,521

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

Department Manager, Retail Store Advice

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

Department Manager, Retail Store in Burlington:
"Know your worth."
I wish big companies valued there employees more then what they offer. To work for a multi billion dollar company and only get compensated is pocket change with expectations through the roof.

Department Manager, Retail Store in Hamilton:
"Late nights and weekend always eorking."
Takes time to learn to manage a group of people but it gets easier with time as you build self steem and knowledge of product and responsibilities.

Department Manager, Retail Store in Montréal:
Has to be ready to work, with a team and ready to reach various goals as a team. It's not a routine work, that you can assume to control at 100 %. It has always an unpredictable part that concern the customer sevice.

Key Stats for Department Manager, Retail Store

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
21%

Skills That Affect Department Manager, Retail Store Salaries

Sales Management
▲11%

National Average
C$34,000

Customer Service
▼2%

Merchandising
▼3%

Order Inventory
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 15%