$47,931
Avg. Salary
$13.27
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,393

Bonus

$1,960

Profit Sharing

$1,006

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Assistant Store Manager with Retail skills is $13.27 per hour.

The average pay for an Assistant Store Manager with Retail skills is $47,931 per year.

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$9.72
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$13.27
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$18.94
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MEDIAN $13.27
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$31k
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$48k
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$62k
90%
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MEDIAN $47,931
$31,451 - $61,861
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MEDIAN: $47,931
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$0$61K
Salary $31,451 - $61,861
Bonus $398 - $9,739
Profit Sharing $970 - $13,809
Commission $0.00 - $11,702
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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$21,732 - $59,370
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,436
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $9.72 - $18.94
Hourly Tips $1.16
Overtime $12.70 - $29.19
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $398 - $9,739
Commission $0.00 - $11,702
Profit Sharing $970 - $13,809
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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$21,732 - $59,370
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,859

Job Description for Assistant Store Manager

The assistant store manager is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day operations of their store. This includes scheduling, ordering and processing of merchandise, and managing employees. The assistant store manager will spend most of his or her time training employees, assisting customers, and organizing the store. In addition, they are responsible for assigning tasks and duties to employees and making sure those tasks are done on time. If the employees are not performing well, or sales are down for whatever reason, then it is the assistant store manager’s job to fix those aforementioned issues. This may be done by motivating and inspiring the employees to work hard to increase store sales; if sales are suffering for other reasons, then it is the assistant store manager’s job to look at inventory and make sure that it is up to par. This includes discontinuing slow selling products, organizing product displays, and researching new products that will bring in business. The assistant store manager has many responsibilities that must be done promptly and correctly. These duties include store closing and opening, handling of store cash, creating safety guidelines, and processing documents and reports. An assistant store manager generally needs to have prior retail experience, preferably in another management position, as well as strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)

Assistant Store Manager Tasks
  • Sell the organization's products and/or services to new or established customers; handle and resolve escalated customer complaints and issues.
  • Assist in managing the selection, training and development of staff; ensure monthly sales quota are met.
  • Assist in overseeing the day-to-day retail operations and staff; monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
  • Manage and stock inventory at specified levels.

Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant Store Manager


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Assistant Store Managers with Retail skills include Dollar General Corporation, Family Dollar Stores Inc, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Lowe's Companies, Inc, and Walgreen Co. Target Corporation does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $64K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $31K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $79K. Other leaders in compensation levels are The Home Depot Inc. at $64K, Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. at $59K, and Lowe's Companies, Inc, where Assistant Store Managers with Retail skills annually earn $58K.

205 percent lower than the top payer, Family Dollar Stores Inc offers a median salary of just $21K, consistently last on the pay scale ladder by far. Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Dollar Tree Stores Inc ($21K), Dollar General Corporation ($22K), and GameStop Corp. ($25K).

Assistant Store Manager Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Store Manager

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Store Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Store Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 973 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Store Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 679 salaries. An experienced Assistant Store Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 496 salaries. An Assistant Store Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 147 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

21%

20%

17%

-8%

-13%

National Average: $36,345

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

For Assistant Store Managers with Retail skills, Philadelphia provides a pay rate that is 44 percent greater than the national average. Assistant Store Managers with Retail skills will also find cushy salaries in Columbus (+43 percent), Miami (+25 percent), New York (+23 percent), and Houston (+21 percent). The lowest-paying market is San Antonio, which sits 17 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 12 percent less in Atlanta and 7 percent less in Charlotte, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Assistant Store Manager

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 716 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Assistant Store Manager Salaries

▲31%

▲21%

▲5%

National Average
$36,000

▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 716 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 26%