Retail Sales Director Salary

For Retail Sales Directors, bonuses and commissions account for a significant portion of income and add up to nearly four in five of their $98K yearly pay. Male Retail Sales Directors far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$65,500 - $134,815
$130K
MEDIAN: $125,476
50%

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Job Description for Retail Sales Director

Retail sales directors are responsible for directing retail sales tasks and supervising sales staff on behalf of their organization. These individuals are in charge of managing a variety of sales activities and planning retail strategies that can increase productivity and profitability.

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Retail Sales Director Tasks

  • Train employees in sales strategies and help employees improve individual performances.
  • Develop sales strategies and objectives for a retail store and for the each of the store's employees.
  • Identify products and services with the greatest potential for increasing revenue.
  • Keep records of sales made in departments and by each employee, analyzing the results to find trends.

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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Director

Pay by Experience for a Retail Sales Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Retail Sales Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Retail Sales Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Retail Sales Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 10 salaries. A Retail Sales Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $140,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Retail Sales Director

5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
33%

Experience Affects Retail Sales Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

National Average
$117,000

Experienced
▼7%

Mid-Career
▼12%

Entry-Level
▼49%

Years of Experience

5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
no benefits
None: