Operations Manager, Retail Salary

The average Retail Operations Manager in the United States earns approximately $55K per year. Overall cash earnings for Retail Operations Managers stretch from $31K on the lower end to $86K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $15K from bonuses and $17K from profit sharing. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Retail Operations Managers. Men make up a slight majority of Retail Operations Managers (52 percent) who responded to the survey. Some workers in this field — one-fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$35,681 - $83,814
$36K
$55K
$84K
MEDIAN: $55,189
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$11.08 - $24.40
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$0$83K
Salary $35,681 - $83,814
Bonus $-0.48 - $12,473
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $17,754
Commission $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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$30,773 - $83,016
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 275
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $11.08 - $24.40
Overtime $17.57 - $37.71
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $-0.48 - $12,473
Commission $4,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $17,754
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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$30,773 - $83,016
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 98

Job Description for Operations Manager, Retail

Retail operations managers are responsible for a variety of tasks, often involving many separate retail locations. One primary responsibility involves the management of employees, as well as ensuring that all locations are properly staffed and all employees are well-trained and satisfied with their jobs. These managers must handle any conflicts and ensure that all scheduling needs are met, which may mean regularly visiting retail locations to evaluate employee performance and customer satisfaction.

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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.

Operations Manager, Retail Job Listings

Popular Skills for Operations Manager, Retail


Retail Operations Managers seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Sales Management, Budget Management, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 10 percent and 14 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Inventory Management, Merchandising, and Windows Operating System General Use. Most people skilled in Customer Service are similarly competent in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Operations Manager, Retail

Pay by Experience for an Operations Manager, Retail has a positive trend. An entry-level Operations Manager, Retail with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 122 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Operations Manager, Retail with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Operations Manager, Retail which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 109 salaries. An Operations Manager, Retail with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 58 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,047

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

For those looking to make money, Retail Operations Managers in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 60 percent above the national average. Retail Operations Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+59 percent), Jacksonville (+20 percent), Philadelphia (+16 percent), and Los Angeles (+16 percent). Compared to the national average, Houston Retail Operations Managers have considerably lower salaries, 30 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession.

Operations Manager, Retail Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Operations Manager, Retail?

Operations Manager, Retail in Houston:
"The crazy life in sports."
Pros: The experience you have working in a stadium. The different types of people. The events you manage. Perks. Deadlines.
Cons: The amount of hours working. The pressure. No appreciation.

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Key Stats for Operations Manager, Retail

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 82 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Operations Manager, Retail Salaries

▲26%

▲2%

▲2%

National Average
$51,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Operations Manager, Retail Salaries

Sales Management
▲15%

Budget Management
▲11%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲10%



People Management
▲1%

National Average
$51,000

Operations Management
▼1%




Merchandising
▼14%

Inventory Management
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 82 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 20%