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Average Retail Store Manager Salary

$48,856
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,086
Bonus
$3,928
Commission
$2,074
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Retail Store Manager is $48,856.
10%
$33k
MEDIAN
$49k
90%
$71k
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$33k - $71k
Bonus
$498 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$294 - $9k
Commission
$993 - $18k
Total Pay
$27k - $71k
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What Do Retail Store Managers Do?

Job Satisfaction for Retail Store Manager

3.7 out of 5
(4,693)
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554Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Retail Store Manager are from the companies Dollar General Corporation, Family Dollar Stores Inc and CVS / Pharmacy. Reported salaries are highest at Walgreen Co. where the average pay is $64,547. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include CVS / Pharmacy and Starbucks Corporation, earning around $58,251 and $54,884, respectively. Dollar General Corporation pays the lowest at around $42,165. Dollar Tree Stores Inc and Family Dollar Stores Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $43,868 and $44,440, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Retail Store Managers?

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

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

An entry-level Retail Store Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,754 based on 293 salaries. An early career Retail Store Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,679 based on 6,612 salaries. A mid-career Retail Store Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,868 based on 5,411 salaries. An experienced Retail Store Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,617 based on 6,526 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $55,804.
Employees with Retail Store Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 24.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (17.6% more) and Chicago, Illinois (8.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22,854 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.3%
Early Career
28.9%
Mid Career
23.7%
Experienced
28.6%
Late Career
17.6%