Retail Store Department Manager Salary in the United States

How much does a Retail Store Department Manager make in the United States? The average Retail Store Department Manager salary in the United States is $39,006 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $31,569 and $51,529. Salary ranges 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Oversees merchandising and staff in a department. May have keyholder responsibilities. Responsible for department retail sales staff training, assignments, and scheduling. Requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Supervises a small group of para-professional staff in an organization characterized by highly transactional or repetitive processes. Contributes to the development of processes and procedures. Typically requires 3 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. Thorough knowledge of functional area under supervision. (Copyright 2019

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    Retail Store Manager Trainee

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Retail Store Department Manager

    3 + years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  3. Up a level:

    Retail Store Manager Assistant

    3 - 5 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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