Apparel Retail Stores Salary Survey

The Apparel Retail Stores Salary Survey reports compensation data for 97 benchmark jobs related to retailing new clothing. The survey includes men's and women's clothing stores, children's and infants' clothing stores, shoe stores, and clothing accessories stores. The industry survey is available by geographic area (US Region or US National) for $589.

The Apparel Retail Stores Salary Survey documents market-based pay data for 9 executive and 88 non-management salary benchmark jobs from up to three databases: digitized public sources, ERI Assessor Series data, and direct participants. The following information is reported for each job title (salary data are shown in means, medians, and percentile cuts):

  • Annual Salary
  • Incentive/Variable Pay
  • Total Direct Annual Compensation
  • Job Description
  • Graph with a Trend Line and Data Points
  • Selected Characteristics of the Occupation (SCO)

Survey information is solicited through traditional mail, email, and online questionnaires. Each data submission is thoroughly screened by our team of experienced researchers prior to inclusion in a survey. No attempt is made to alter incumbent data as reported other than to normalize collected compensation amounts to a common date. Data collection begins October and ends March. Survey results are published annually in July, with an effective data date of March 31 of the given survey year.

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounting Manager
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Advertising Clerk
  • Advertising Coordinator
  • Advertising Manager
  • Alteration Tailor
  • Benefits Analyst
  • Branch Store Supervisor
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Internal Auditor
  • Janitor
  • Loss Prevention Manager
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Maintenance Worker
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Market Research Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Accountant
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounting Manager
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Advertising Clerk
  • Advertising Coordinator
  • Advertising Manager
  • Alteration Tailor
  • Benefits Analyst
  • Branch Store Supervisor
  • Buyer Assistant
  • Cashier
  • Cashier Associate
  • Cashier Retail
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Chief Marketing & Sales Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Clothing Sales Representative
  • Collection Supervisor
  • Comparison Shopper
  • Computer Programmer
  • Contract Administrator
  • Credit & Collection Clerk
  • Credit & Collection Manager
  • Credit Card Control Clerk
  • Custom Tailor
  • Customer Service Clerk
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Customer Service Representative (General Calls)
  • Customer Service Supervisor
  • Department Manager
  • Display Designer
  • Display Maker
  • District Sales Manager Retail
  • Employment Interviewer
  • Employment Manager
  • Executive Secretary
  • Executive Vice President
  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Illustrator
  • File Clerk
  • Financial Analysis Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Garment Sewer
  • General Maintenance Supervisor
  • Graphic Designer
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Internal Auditor
  • Janitor
  • Loss Prevention Manager
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Maintenance Worker
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Market Research Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Marketing Representative
  • Materials Handler
  • Merchandise Displayer
  • Merchandise Marker
  • Merchandise Planner
  • Merchandising Manager
  • Merchandising Supervisor
  • National Sales Manager (Experience)
  • Order Clerk
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Payroll Manager
  • PBX Operator Receptionist
  • Programmer Analyst
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Receiving Clerk
  • Regional Sales Manager Retail
  • Retail Area Sales Manager
  • Retail Store Assistant Manager (Experience)
  • Retail Store Manager (Experience)
  • Safety Manager
  • Sales Clerk Retail
  • Sales Order Supervisor
  • Sales Training Manager
  • Salesperson Women's Apparel
  • Security Manager
  • Shipping Clerk
  • Shoe Repairer
  • Stock Clerk Retail
  • Surveillance System Monitor
  • Systems Analyst
  • Time Clerk
  • Top Merchandising Officer
  • Top Merchandising Planner
  • Top Real Estate Officer
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Warehouse Supervisor
  • Warehouse Worker
  • Webmaster
  • Wedding Consultant
  • ABERCROMBIE & FITCH CO
  • AEROPOSTALE INC
  • AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS
  • ANN INC
  • ASCENA RETAIL GROUP INC
  • BODY CENTRAL CORP
  • BOOT BARN HOLDINGS INC
  • BUCKLE, INC.
  • CACHE INC
  • CATO CORP
  • GAP INC
  • GENESCO INC
  • GORDMAN'S STORES INC
  • GUESS? INC
  • HOT TOPIC INC
  • JOS A BANK CLOTHIERS INC
  • L BRANDS INC
  • LANDS' END INC
  • MEN'S WEARHOUSE
  • NEW YORK & COMPANY INC
  • ABERCROMBIE & FITCH CO
  • AEROPOSTALE INC
  • AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS
  • ANN INC
  • ASCENA RETAIL GROUP INC
  • BODY CENTRAL CORP
  • BOOT BARN HOLDINGS INC
  • BUCKLE, INC.
  • CACHE INC
  • CATO CORP
  • CHICO'S FAS INC
  • CHILDREN'S PLACE INC
  • CHRISTOPHER & BANKS CORP
  • CITI TRENDS INC
  • COLDWATER CREEK INC
  • DELTA APPAREL INC
  • DESTINATION MATERNITY CORP
  • DESTINATION XL GROUP INC
  • DSW INC
  • EXPRESS, INC.
  • FINISH LINE INC
  • FOOT LOCKER INC
  • FRANCESCAS HOLDINGS CORP
  • GAP INC
  • GENESCO INC
  • GORDMAN'S STORES INC
  • GUESS? INC
  • HOT TOPIC INC
  • JOS A BANK CLOTHIERS INC
  • L BRANDS INC
  • LANDS' END INC
  • MEN'S WEARHOUSE
  • NEW YORK & COMPANY INC
  • NORDSTROM INC
  • PACIFIC SUNWEAR
  • PVH CORP
  • ROSS STORES INC
  • RUE21, INC.
  • SHOE CARNIVAL
  • SMACK SPORTSWEAR
  • STAGE STORES INC
  • STEIN MART
  • TILLY'S INC
  • URBAN OUTFITTERS INC
  • VINCE HOLDING CORP
  • WET SEAL INC
  • ZUMIEZ INC

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