The average salary for an Experienced Retail Store Manager in Chicago, Illinois is $58,505.
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Job Description for Retail Store Manager
A retail store manager is in charge of overseeing personnel and operations at a retail store. Typically, such stores will specialize in some product offering, although a retail store manager may be hired by department stores to run a section of the larger operation. Retail store managers typically ensure and schedule staff and associates. They train or supervise new hires, interview potential workers, and extend job offers. The manager also ensures that all sales are reconciled daily, with trans…Read more
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Popular Skills for Retail Store Manager
Skills in Customer Service and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Retail, People Management and Sales Management.
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 $45,582 based on 85 salaries. A mid-career Retail Store Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,499 based on 82 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,150.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Retail Store Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 9.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (3.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (0.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (12.5% less), Atlanta, Georgia (9.9% less) and Houston, Texas (4.6% less).
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