Salary for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

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First line supervisors of retail sales workers act as managers for retail sales worker employees in a specific department. Daily duties include everything from supervising, scheduling, accounting, budgeting and inventory work. They have superior customer service skills and consistently greet customers upon arrival and monitor sales activity to make sure staff are delivering satisfactory service as well. They are responsible for the hiring and training of new employees and must regularly examine merchandise to make sure pricing and function is optimal. They assist with department budgeting and handle merchandise returns. A high school diploma is required for employment in this professional post.

A Retail Sales First-Line Supervisor will normally receive a pay level of between 24000 - 36000 depending on education and tenure levels. First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers can get a salary of Thirty Nine Thousand Nine Hundred dollars annually.

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers are compensated most highly in New York, where they earn average pay scales of close to $45740. People in this career group can obtain the highest pay in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they can receive an average job salary of $50990.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 6.41 percent nationwide in that time.
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers tend to make the most in the following industries
Utilities $50,990
Management of Companies and Enterprises $50,810
Wholesale Trade $50,640
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $46,910
Finance and Insurance $46,880
Construction $45,720
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Accommodation and Food Services $36,100
Other Services (except Public Administration) $37,400
Health Care and Social Assistance $38,590
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $38,730
Retail Trade $39,580
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $39,710