Average Retail Store Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$51,777
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,069
Bonus
$4,926
Commission
$2,200
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The average salary for a Retail Store Manager in Chicago, Illinois is $51,777.
10%
$35k
MEDIAN
$52k
90%
$75k
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$35k - $75k
Bonus
$625 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $7k
Commission
$3k - $23k
Total Pay
$29k - $76k
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Job Description for Retail Store Manager

Retail Store Manager Tasks
  • 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.
  • Oversee day-to-day retail operations and staff; monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
  • Manage and stock inventory at specified levels.

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Popular Skills for Retail Store Manager

Skills in People Management and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales Management, Leadership and 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 $41,000 based on 7 salaries. An early career Retail Store Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,985 based on 79 salaries. A mid-career Retail Store Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,674 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Retail Store Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,235 based on 102 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $66,353.
Employees with Retail Store Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 15.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (9.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (0.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (4.4% less), Denver, Colorado (3.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 308 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.3%
Early Career
25.6%
Mid Career
26.0%
Experienced
33.1%
Late Career
13.0%