The average salary for a Retail Manager in Canada is C$44,140.
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Job Description for Retail Manager
Retail managers are in charge of overseeing the operation of a retail store, including hiring and firing store employees, overseeing inventory, and managing customer service. The responsibilities of a retail manger vary depending on the size of the store. Many times, managers in small stores have a wider range of responsibilities than managers in larger ones. Managers of small stores typically control inventory and set prices; in some cases, they are in charge of deciding when inventory goes on …Read more
Retail Manager Tasks
- Manage overall day to day operations of the store, including hiring, reviewing, and employee scheduling.
- Assist in planning annual or specific budgets.
- Develop rapport and make connections with the retail team and customers.
- Set and track retail goals and objectives.
Popular Employer Salaries for Retail Manager
The top respondents for the job title Retail Manager are from the companies Chapters, Indigo, Reitmans (Canada) Ltd. and Carter's Childrenswear. Reported salaries are highest at Reitmans (Canada) Ltd. where the average pay is C$48,532. Chapters, Indigo pays the lowest at around C$42,747.
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Popular Skills for Retail Manager
Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Training, Merchandising, Sales Management and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Retail Manager
An entry-level Retail Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$33,979 based on 58 salaries. An early career Retail Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$39,237 based on 321 salaries. A mid-career Retail Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$43,179 based on 302 salaries. An experienced Retail Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$47,985 based on 242 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$52,544.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Retail Manager in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 14.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (13.3% more) and Toronto, Ontario (11.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (5.0% less).
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