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The average salary for an Operations Manager, Retail is $56,367.
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What Do Operations Manager, Retails Do?

Operations Manager, Retail Tasks
  • Oversee the management of product merchandising and inventory to ensure processes flow smoothly.
  • Analyze sales data to determine if store is meeting financial goals and implement plans to improve store performance.
  • Hire, train, and supervise department managers, set performance goals, resolve employee conflicts, and encourage teamwork.
  • Manage the different departments of a retail store in order to ensure the store reaches sales objectives.
  • Maintain, update, and enforce safety and security procedures.

Job Satisfaction for Operations Manager, Retail

3.7 out of 5
Highly Satisfied

Popular Employer Salaries for Operations Manager, Retail

The top respondents for the job title Operations Manager, Retail are from the companies Delaware North Company, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc and Birchbox. Reported salaries are highest at Bed Bath & Beyond Inc where the average pay is $64,709. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Home Depot Inc. and Sears Holdings Corporation, earning around $63,984 and $60,720, respectively. Burlington Coat Factory pays the lowest at around $48,834. Delaware North Company and Birchbox also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $52,116 and $53,244, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Operations Manager, Retails?

Skills in Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Merchandising, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office and Customer Service.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Operations Manager, Retails?

An entry-level Operations Manager, Retail with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,796 based on 7 salaries. An early career Operations Manager, Retail with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,327 based on 169 salaries. A mid-career Operations Manager, Retail with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,804 based on 143 salaries. An experienced Operations Manager, Retail with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,987 based on 156 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,242.
Employees with Operations Manager, Retail in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 19.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (16.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (0.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (14.0% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (11.3% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.7% less).

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