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Department Store General Manager Salary

$87,971 (USD)

Average Salary

$42/hr

Average Hourly

$8,630

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for a Department Store General Manager is $87,971 a year and $42 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Department Store General Manager is between $58,261 and $137,196. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Directs and coordinates, through subordinate managerial personnel, activities of department store selling lines of merchandise in specialized departments: formulates pricing policies for sale of merchandise, or implements policies set forth by merchandising board.
  • Coordinates activities of nonmerchandising departments, as purchasing, credit, accounting, and advertising with merchandising departments to obtain optimum efficiency of operations with minimum costs in order to maximize profits.
  • Develops and implements, through subordinate managerial personnel, policies and procedures for store and departmental operations and customer personnel and community relations.
  • Negotiates or approves contracts negotiated with suppliers of merchandise, or with other establishments providing security, maintenance, or cleaning services.
  • Reviews operating and financial statements and departmental sales records to determine merchandising activities that require additional sales promotion, clearance sales, or other sales procedures in order to turn over merchandise and achieve profitability of store operations and merchandising objectives.
Department Store General Manager Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: General and Operations Managers

Job family population: 2,289,770

Estimated population of Department Store General Manager jobs: 13,441

Rate of error: 0.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$101,983
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Department Store General Manager Job Listings for United States

General Manager-Grant Creek Town Center - Store 764
Dec 10
Missoula, United States
Ulta Beauty
The General Manager (GM) is responsible for leading through Ulta Beauty's mission, vision, and ... The GM leads a team of 4-5 department managers and is accountable for all aspects of managing a ...
General Manager - Mobility Retail Store
Nov 5
Santa Rosa, CA, USA
Ability Center
GENERAL MANAGER - MOBILITY RETAIL STORE Ability Center is a leading sales and service provider of ... Oversee and supervise service department repair/installation activity to ensure efficient shop ...
General Manager
Dec 11
Eugene, OR, USA
Round One Entertainment Inc.
The General Manager is responsible for the sales, profits, staffing, image, and operation of the ... Directly supervise department managers to ensure they are in compliance with established store ...
Department Manager - General Merchandise l - Portland State University Campus Bookstore
Dec 10
Portland, USA
Follett Corporation
General Computer Skills Manages the General Merchandise department at a large store including managing employee activities to meet the financial and marketing objectives of the company. Coordinates ...
General Manager - URGENT - Growing Concept!
Dec 13
Columbus, OH, USA
Patrice & Associates - GFS | Mike Buterbaugh
Regional General Manager Requirements: The General Manager position is a full time salaried ... Works with all department heads to successfully reach established store goals. Meet deadlines and ...

The average pay for a Department Store General Manager is $87,971 a year and $42 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Department Store General Manager is between $58,261 and $137,196. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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General Manager-Grant Creek Town Center - Store 764
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The General Manager (GM) is responsible for leading through Ulta Beauty's mission, vision, and ... The GM leads a team of 4-5 department managers and is accountable for all aspects of managing a ...
General Manager - Mobility Retail Store
Nov 5
Santa Rosa, CA, USA
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GENERAL MANAGER - MOBILITY RETAIL STORE Ability Center is a leading sales and service provider of ... Oversee and supervise service department repair/installation activity to ensure efficient shop ...
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