Department Manager, Retail Store in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average rate for a Department Manager, Retail Store in Chicago, Illinois is $14.03 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Merchandising, Training, People Management, and Leadership. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$39,305 - $61,042
$43K
MEDIAN: $43,448
50%

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$10.28 - $17.93
$14
MEDIAN: $13.75
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$0$73K
Salary $43,448
Bonus $2,500
Commission $3,750
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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$20,800 - $73,000
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $13.75
Overtime $21.00
Annual Data $0$73K
Bonus $2,500
Commission $3,750
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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$20,800 - $73,000
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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.

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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.

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Department Manager, Retail Store Job Listings

Key Stats for Department Manager, Retail Store

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
14%

Experience Affects Department Manager, Retail Store Salaries

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Department Manager, Retail Store Salaries

Merchandising
▲11%

Training
▲11%

People Management
▲2%

Leadership
▲2%

National Average
$37,000

Customer Service
▼4%

Team Leadership
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 18%