The average salary for a Bookstore Manager is $39,347.
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Job Description for Bookstore Manager
As with other high-level retail positions, the role of a bookstore manager can be quite diverse. While there are no formal educational requirements, a high school diploma and prior experience in a retail environment are basic prerequisites, and a bachelor’s degree in business or management is highly beneficial. These managers, of course, should also have love for and knowledge of books and literature and be well-versed in management-level retail functions such as budgeting, maintaining inventory…Read more
Bookstore 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.
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Popular Skills for Bookstore Manager
Skills that pay less than market rate include Account Management, People Management, Purchasing, Customer Service and Inventory Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Bookstore Manager
An early career Bookstore Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $35,583 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Bookstore Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,160 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Bookstore Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,312 based on 35 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $49,480.
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