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An Entry-Level Department Manager, Retail Store at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc with Sales Management skills earns an average wage of $12.06 per hour.

$10.02 - $15.01
MEDIAN: $12.24

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Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $10.02 - $15.01
Overtime $12.60 - $24.16
Annual Data $0$32K
Bonus $99.33 - $1,567
Commission $0.00
Profit Sharing $600
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).
$21,446 - $32,147
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

Job Description for Department Manager, Retail Store

A department store manager is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the retail store. They typically report to a regional director or regional manager, who they may interact with on a daily basis or less frequently. They hire and manage store personnel, as well as direct them in carrying out their employer’s vision. They may also be responsible for merchandising, training new employees, and completing scheduling and payroll. Some businesses create sales goals for department managers that must be met on a yearly or monthly basis.


Department Manager, Retail Store Tasks

  • Oversee day-to-day retail operations and staff; monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
  • Manage and stock inventory at specified levels.
  • 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.

Department Manager, Retail Store Job Listings

Key Stats for Department Manager, Retail Store


57 %
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.


57 %
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 17%