Average Retail Store Manager Salary

$47,737
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,048
Bonus
$2,932
Commission
$2,047
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Retail Store Manager is $47,737.
10%
$32k
MEDIAN
$48k
90%
$70k
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Salary
$32k - $70k
Bonus
$491 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$295 - $7k
Commission
$243 - $17k
Total Pay
$27k - $70k

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Job Description for Retail Store Manager

Job Satisfaction for Retail Store Manager

3.7 out of 5
(5,258)
Highly Satisfied
465Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Retail Store Manager are from the companies Dollar General Corporation, CVS / Pharmacy and Family Dollar Stores Inc. Reported salaries are highest at CVS / Pharmacy where the average pay is $58,258. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Starbucks Corporation and AutoZone, Inc., earning around $52,427 and $48,562, respectively. GameStop Corp. pays the lowest at around $36,628. Dollar General Corporation and Dollar Tree Stores Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $40,526 and $42,601, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Retail Store Manager

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

Pay by Experience Level for Retail Store Manager

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 $38,922 based on 363 salaries. An early career Retail Store Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,279 based on 7,801 salaries. A mid-career Retail Store Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,408 based on 6,414 salaries. An experienced Retail Store Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,772 based on 7,741 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $54,880.
Employees with Retail Store Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 24.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (15.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (9.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 26,855 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.4%
Early Career
29.0%
Mid Career
23.9%
Experienced
28.8%
Late Career
16.9%