Retail Area Manager Salary in the United States

How much does a Retail Area Manager make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Retail Area Manager in the United States is $35 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $30 and $46. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Retail Area Manager manages and leads retail store managers in a given geographic area to maximize sales and profitability. Develops and implements policies for area stores. Being a Retail Area Manager typically requires a bachelors degree. Typically reports to a District Store Manager. The Retail Area Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Retail Area Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Retail Area Manager

    5 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    District Retail Sales Manager


    Bachelor's Degree

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