Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Retail General Manager (GM) is $55,955
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Retail General Manager (GM)s?
A mid-career Retail General Manager (GM) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,319 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Retail General Manager (GM) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,391 based on 6 salaries.
What Do Retail General Manager (GM)s Do?
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, …Read more
- 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.