How much does a Retail Area Manager make in the United States? The average Retail Area Manager salary in the United States is $70,175 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $58,981 and $87,840. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
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 bachelor's 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 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description
You should be visionary in your approach and be motivational to help store managers exceed.
January 24, 2020
Retail Area Manager in New Haven, CT
If successful in the situational judgement and psychometric testing, candidates are required to submit a five-minute video explaining why they have the skills and attributes necessary to be a successful area manager.
January 13, 2020
Retail Area Manager in Pierre, SD
The focus is on the Area Manager function, the tasks required of the job and the qualities required to ‘lead’ rather than just ‘manage’.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Retail Area Manager in the United States. The base salary for Retail Area Manager ranges from $58,981 to $87,840 with the average base salary of $70,175. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $61,951 to $94,683 with the average total cash compensation of $74,609.