Average Retail Sales Manager Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Retail Sales Manager in United Kingdom is £22,364.
MEDIAN £22,364
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£17k - £36k
£203 - £15k
£2k - £24k
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£17k - £40k

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Job Description for Retail Sales Manager

Retail Sales Manager Tasks
  • Oversee day-to-day retail operations and staff; monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
  • 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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Retail Sales Manager

The top respondents for the job title Retail Sales Manager are from the companies River Island, House of Fraser and Debenhams PLC. Reported salaries are highest at Debenhams PLC where the average pay is £26,675. River Island pays the lowest at around £18,102.

Career Paths

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Retail Sales Manager
Retail Store Manager
Regional Sales Manager
Sales Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Retail Sales Manager

Skills in Retail and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales, Customer Service and Sales Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Manager

An early career Retail Sales Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £19,905 based on 75 salaries. A mid-career Retail Sales Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £23,599 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Retail Sales Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £24,137 based on 43 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £30,223.
Employees with Retail Sales Manager in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 16.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in York, England: North Yorkshire (17.0% less), Coventry, England: West Midlands (15.0% less) and Bristol, England: Bristol (9.5% less).

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