Average District Manager, Retail Salary

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The average salary for a District Manager, Retail is $73,184.
MEDIAN $73,184
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$47k - $109k
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$993 - $21k
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$48k - $122k

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Job Description for District Manager, Retail

District Manager, Retail Tasks
  • Monitor sales and operations at retail stores within a region to ensure sales targets are met.
  • Hire, train, and supervise store managers in the region.
  • Manage store inventory, adjusting inventory at each store depending on market trends and sales performance.
The top respondents for the job title District Manager, Retail are from the companies Dollar General Corporation, Starbucks Corporation and Speedway SuperAmerica LLC. Reported salaries are highest at Starbucks Corporation where the average pay is $88,052. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Dollar General Corporation and GameStop Corp., earning around $75,499 and $74,964, respectively. Speedway SuperAmerica LLC pays the lowest at around $59,630. Dollar Tree Stores Inc and Family Dollar Stores Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $69,140 and $70,937, respectively.

Career Paths

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District Manager, Retail
Retail Store Manager
Director of Operations
District Sales Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for District Manager, Retail

Skills in People Management and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Team Leadership, Sales Management and Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for District Manager, Retail

An entry-level District Manager, Retail with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,422 based on 38 salaries. An early career District Manager, Retail with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,467 based on 426 salaries. A mid-career District Manager, Retail with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,798 based on 525 salaries. An experienced District Manager, Retail with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,166 based on 817 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $83,889.
Employees with District Manager, Retail in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 20.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (18.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (15.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (0.5% less).

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