Salary for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

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Also known as:  Assistant Store Manager, Cashier Manager, Cashier Supervisor, Delicatessen Department Manager, Produce Department Supervisor, Sales Clerk Supervisor, Used Car Sales Supervisor helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

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 can expect a wage between $27,260 and $72,810 based on level of experience. usually receive an average salary of fourty-seven thousand three hundred dollars every year.

can expect the most salary in Rhode Island, where they can earn a compensation of close to $61,170. These professionals receive the best pay in Utilities, which has normal pay levels of $58,030.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 26.21 percent nationwide in that time.


First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Management of Companies and Enterprises
Wholesale Trade
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Transportation and Warehousing

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
Health Care and Social Assistance
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Retail Trade