Retail General Manager (GM) Salary

The average salary for a Retail General Manager (GM) is $52,358 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Team Leadership is associated with high pay for this job.

$35,574 - $87,619
$36K
$53K
$88K
MEDIAN: $53,343
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50%
90%

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$10.99 - $25.33
$11
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.89
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$0$95K
Salary $35,574 - $87,619
Bonus $673 - $19,990
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $24,345
Commission $1,027 - $34,765
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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$34,384 - $95,344
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,998
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $10.99 - $25.33
Hourly Tips $0.25 - $4.85
Overtime $10.34 - $32.71
Annual Data $0$95K
Bonus $673 - $19,990
Commission $1,027 - $34,765
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $24,345
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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$34,384 - $95,344
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 404

Job Description for Retail General Manager (GM)

Retail general managers are responsible for running the retail store. They mange everything from checking inventory to disciplining and training employees to deciding which products to stock on shelves. They make sure the store is performing well, that customers are satisfied, and that subordinates are productive. General managers can be asked to work in a variety of environments; they may work in the office, on the retail floor, or at a warehouse. They also are responsible for selecting, training, and coaching staff members.

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Retail General Manager (GM) Tasks

  • Manage retail store staff, hire and train new employees, motivate current employees, schedule employee hours, and oversee payroll.
  • Plan store layout and displays to simplify customer shopping and promote products.
  • Resolve customer problems and handle customer complaints.
  • Work to meet all sales targets, plan store sales strategies, analyze sales data, and work to expand sales.

Retail General Manager (GM) Pay By Employer

$0$104K

$47,100

$53,689

Staples, Inc.
40 profiles
$55,222

The Gap Inc.
32 profiles
$66,793

$50,226

$42,316

Best Buy
21 profiles
$83,270

Old Navy
16 profiles
$60,397

$45,276

Visionworks
14 profiles
$49,852

Common Career Paths for Retail General Manager (GM)


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Retail General Manager (GM) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Retail General Manager (GM)

Pay by Experience Level for Retail General Manager (GM)

Pay by Experience for a Retail General Manager (GM) has a positive trend. An entry-level Retail General Manager (GM) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 541 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Retail General Manager (GM) 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 590 salaries. An experienced Retail General Manager (GM) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 730 salaries. A Retail General Manager (GM) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 348 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,659

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

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Key Stats for Retail General Manager (GM)

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 537 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Retail General Manager (GM) Salaries

▲24%

▲8%

National Average
$55,000

▼5%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Retail General Manager (GM) Salaries

Team Leadership
▲14%


National Average
$55,000

Operations Management
▼1%



Sales Management
▼2%


▼5%

▼5%



▼6%



Retail
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 537 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 26%