Average Department Manager, Retail Store Hourly Pay

$15.06
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$985
Bonus
$1,650
Commission
$618
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The average hourly pay for a Department Manager, Retail Store is $15.06.
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$11.66
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$15.06
90%
$20.37
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $20
Bonus
$209 - $4,943
Profit Sharing
$151 - $3,106
Commission
$0 - $13,000
Total Pay
$24,752 - $49,214
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Job Satisfaction for Department Manager, Retail Store

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The top respondents for the job title Department Manager, Retail Store are from the companies Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, The Home Depot Inc. and Lowe's Home Improvement Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at H&M Hennes & Mauritz Inc. where the average pay is $21.41. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Lowe's Companies, Inc and Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., earning around $19.34 and $18.17, respectively. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc pays the lowest at around $14.50. Walmart.com and The Home Depot Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $15.05 and $15.63, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Department Manager, Retail Stores?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Department Manager, Retail Stores?

An entry-level Department Manager, Retail Store with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.74 based on 39 salaries. An early career Department Manager, Retail Store with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.88 based on 867 salaries. A mid-career Department Manager, Retail Store with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.43 based on 599 salaries. An experienced Department Manager, Retail Store with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.95 based on 597 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Department Manager, Retail Store in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 31.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Austin, Texas (13.7% more) and Dallas, Texas (6.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (6.0% less), Los Angeles, California (3.3% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,368 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Early Career
36.6%
Mid Career
25.3%
Experienced
25.2%
Late Career
11.2%