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Average General Store Manager Salary

$49,779
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,898
Bonus
$3,561
Commission
$2,023
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a General Store Manager is $49,779.
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$34k
MEDIAN
$50k
90%
$74k
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$34k - $74k
Bonus
$521 - $13k
Profit Sharing
$979 - $6k
Commission
$350 - $21k
Total Pay
$28k - $77k
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What Do General Store Managers Do?

General Store Manager Tasks
  • Manage overall day to day operations of the store, including hiring, reviewing, and employee scheduling.
  • Assist in planning annual or specific budgets.
  • Develop rapport and make connections with the retail team and customers.
  • Set and track retail goals and objectives.

Job Satisfaction for General Store Manager

3.7 out of 5
(255)
Highly Satisfied
19Reviews
The top respondents for the job title General Store Manager are from the companies Dollar General Corporation, Family Dollar Stores Inc and AutoZone, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Starbucks Corporation where the average pay is $52,116. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include 7-Eleven, Inc. and AutoZone, Inc., earning around $48,314 and $48,214, respectively. Subway Restaurant Inc pays the lowest at around $29,600. Dollar Tree Stores Inc and Dollar General Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $40,128 and $42,254, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for General Store Managers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for General Store Managers?

An entry-level General Store Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,630 based on 19 salaries. An early career General Store Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,907 based on 298 salaries. A mid-career General Store Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,664 based on 243 salaries. An experienced General Store Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,752 based on 304 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $59,697.
Employees with General Store Manager in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 36.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (29.4% more) and Houston, Texas (14.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (7.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,085 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.8%
Early Career
27.5%
Mid Career
22.4%
Experienced
28.0%
Late Career
20.4%