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Average Retail Sales Manager Salary

$50,602
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,920
Bonus
$9,676
Commission
$3,300
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Retail Sales Manager is $50,602.
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$32k
MEDIAN
$51k
90%
$84k
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$32k - $84k
Bonus
$485 - $20k
Profit Sharing
$755 - $15k
Commission
$507 - $41k
Total Pay
$26k - $86k
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What Do Retail Sales Managers Do?

Retail Sales Manager Tasks
  • Oversee day-to-day retail operations and staff; monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
  • Manage the selection, training and development of staff; ensure monthly sales quota are met.
  • Sell the organization's products and/or services to new or established customers; handle and resolve escalated customer complaints and issues.

Job Satisfaction for Retail Sales Manager

3.7 out of 5
(530)
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The top respondents for the job title Retail Sales Manager are from the companies Macy's, Inc., AutoZone, Inc. and ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. where the average pay is $56,460. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include AT&T Inc. and Macy's, Inc., earning around $53,221 and $49,431, respectively. The Mattress Firm, Inc pays the lowest at around $35,802. AutoZone, Inc. and Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $37,064 and $39,172, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Retail Sales Managers?

Skills in Sales Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Retail, Sales, Leadership and Customer Service.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Managers?

An entry-level Retail Sales Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $42,757 based on 34 salaries. An early career Retail Sales Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,468 based on 786 salaries. A mid-career Retail Sales Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,630 based on 580 salaries. An experienced Retail Sales Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,190 based on 664 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $58,919.
Employees with Retail Sales Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 19.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (18.6% more) and San Diego, California (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (1.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (0.8% less) and Houston, Texas (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,460 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.4%
Early Career
32.0%
Mid Career
23.6%
Experienced
27.0%
Late Career
16.1%