Average Retail Manager Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Retail Manager in United Kingdom is £23,910.
MEDIAN £23,910
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£18k - £35k
£208 - £5k
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£983 - £6k
£140 - £4k
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£17k - £35k

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Job Description for Retail Manager

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 Tesco PLC, Marks and Spencer plc and Holland & Barrett Retail Limited. Reported salaries are highest at Tesco PLC where the average pay is £27,731. Holland & Barrett Retail Limited pays the lowest at around £20,625.

Career Paths

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Retail Manager
Convenience Store Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Retail Manager

Skills in People Management and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 £19,172 based on 49 salaries. An early career Retail Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £21,177 based on 205 salaries. A mid-career Retail Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £23,733 based on 214 salaries. An experienced Retail Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,715 based on 224 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £25,663.
Employees with Retail Manager in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 14.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Manchester, England: Manchester (9.4% more) and Birmingham, England: Birmingham (8.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast (1.9% less) and Bristol, England: Bristol (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

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