Mid-Career Department Manager, Retail Store Salary

Mid-Career Retail Department Managers can expect wages of $15.14 per hour on average. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $4K, total cash payment to Mid-Career Retail Department Managers can bottom out at $24K or peak near $49K. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number receive medical and dental insurance and more than half get vision plans. Women make up a slight majority of Mid-Career Retail Department Managers (53 percent) survey respondents. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,264 - $63,122
$29K
$42K
$63K
MEDIAN: $42,414
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$11.24 - $19.89
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$0$63K
Salary $29,264 - $63,122
Bonus $202.38 - $4,020
Profit Sharing $300.00 - $4,000
Commission $0.00 - $10,000
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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$24,507 - $48,812
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 127
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $11.24 - $19.89
Hourly Tips $2.38
Overtime $14.84 - $31.80
Annual Data $0$48K
Bonus $202.38 - $4,020
Commission $0.00 - $10,000
Profit Sharing $300.00 - $4,000
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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$24,507 - $48,812
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 489

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Popular Employer Salaries for Department Manager, Retail Store


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Mid-Career Retail Department Managers include Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., Lowe's Companies, Inc, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc, and H&M Hennes & Mauritz Inc. Saks Fifth Avenue offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $70K. Also paying near the top of the field are Nordstrom, Inc. at $61K, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc at $48K, and H&M Hennes & Mauritz Inc., where Mid-Career Retail Department Managers annually earn $44K.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc pays significantly less than other places with a median salary of $27K, 159 percent lower than the top payer. Petco Animal Supplies, Inc., Safeway, Inc. and The Home Depot Inc. are three other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $28K, $31K, and $33K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,859

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

Surpassing the national average by 59 percent, Mid-Career Retail Department Managers in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Mid-Career Retail Department Managers will also find cushy salaries in Tampa (+24 percent), Chicago (+20 percent), Houston (+15 percent), and Dallas (+12 percent). Trailing the national average by 8 percent, Charlotte is the market with the smallest paychecks. Workers in Columbus and Atlanta earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (7 percent less and 5 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Department Manager, Retail Store

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 118 votes.
5-9 years
77%
10-19 years
23%
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Skills That Affect Department Manager, Retail Store Salaries

Operations Management
▲18%

▲9%


▲8%


▲4%


Customer Service Metrics
▲3%


National Average
$34,000

▼1%




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 17%
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