Average Early-Career Retail Store Manager Salary

$41,406
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,048
Bonus
$3,017
Commission
$1,994
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Retail Store Manager is $41,406.
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$29k
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$41k
90%
$58k
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Salary
$29k - $58k
Bonus
$289 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$295 - $7k
Commission
$979 - $15k
Total Pay
$24k - $56k

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Job Description for Retail Store Manager

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 CVS / Pharmacy where the average pay is $50,831. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Starbucks Corporation and AutoZone, Inc., earning around $50,651 and $47,725, respectively. GameStop Corp. pays the lowest at around $35,646. Dollar General Corporation and Dollar Tree Stores Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $38,990 and $41,421, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Retail Store Manager

Skills in Leadership, People Management and Sales Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Retail 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 $38,821 based on 356 salaries. A mid-career Retail Store Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,700 based on 6,303 salaries. An experienced Retail Store Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,991 based on 7,632 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $55,008.
Employees with Retail Store Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 24.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (16.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (16.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 18,812 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.9%
Mid Career
33.5%
Experienced
40.6%
Late Career
24.0%