$30,968
Avg. Salary
$13.29
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$800

Profit Sharing

$607

Commission

$0.00

The average pay for a Department Manager, Retail Store with Merchandising skills is $13.29 per hour.

The average pay for a Department Manager, Retail Store with Merchandising skills is $30,968 per year.

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MEDIAN $30,968
$11.22 - $16.57
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Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $11.22 - $16.57
Overtime $21.66
Annual Data $0$35K
Bonus $301 - $1,495
Commission $0.00
Profit Sharing $607
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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$23,866 - $35,175
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 75

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.

Department Manager, Retail Store Job Listings

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Department Manager, Retail Store at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc?

Department Manager, Retail Store in Waynesboro:
"High stress level, no tools to complete tasks."
Pros: The customers.
Cons: The stress to get tasks done without the tools we need to get it done.

Department Manager, Retail Store in Greenville:
"Cost and quarilty of product."
Learn everything you can before starting gob.

Department Manager, Retail Store in Columbia:
"Three teams managed by one person."
Pros: I enjoy the interaction with shoppers. I get to help team meet their deadlines.
Cons: Lack of staff. Due to low pay in a college community, quality help is opting for less stressful jobs with better pay. This leaves me to do most of the work myself. 150 hours of work to do in 45 hours, is overwhelming.

Department Manager, Retail Store in Orlando:
"Working at Lowes."
Pros: The people I work with.
Cons:

Department Manager, Retail Store in Indianapolis:
"Amazing, Rewarding, And Fun."
Pros: Flexible schedule, know most of our customers, great pay.
Cons: Nothing.

Department Manager, Retail Store in St. Clairsville:
"Family atmosphere."
Pros: Store manager can be a trusted ally.
Cons: No making enough to repay school loan.

Department Manager, Retail Store in Shelbyville:
Pros: Co employees and Customers.
Cons: Swing shifts heavy lifting a lot of walking.

Key Stats for Department Manager, Retail Store

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
5-9 years
77%
10-19 years
23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 16%