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Average Retail Store Manager with Merchandising Skills Salary

$47,897
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,944
Bonus
$1,526
Commission
$2,048
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The average salary for a Retail Store Manager with Merchandising skills is $47,897.
10%
$33k
MEDIAN
$48k
90%
$71k
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$33k - $71k
Bonus
$495 - $11k
Profit Sharing
$200 - $7k
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$0 - $14k
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$29k - $71k
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What Do Retail Store Managers Do?

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 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc where the average pay is $62,601. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include CVS / Pharmacy and AutoZone, Inc., earning around $57,090 and $49,877, respectively. Dollar General Corporation pays the lowest at around $38,780. GameStop Corp. and Family Dollar Stores Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $42,710 and $43,446, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Retail Store Managers?

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

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 $39,965 based on 27 salaries. An early career Retail Store Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,694 based on 530 salaries. A mid-career Retail Store Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,073 based on 438 salaries. An experienced Retail Store Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,237 based on 823 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $53,010.
Employees with Retail Store Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 18.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (12.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (6.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (12.3% less) and Houston, Texas (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,166 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.2%
Early Career
24.5%
Mid Career
20.2%
Experienced
38.0%
Late Career
16.1%