Retail Store Manager

Retail Store Manager

Retail Store Managers are responsible for the management of the day-to-day operations of retail businesses. The average salary of a Retail Store Manager is $52,549 per annum.

Retail management includes supervising staff, providing customer service, monitoring and driving sales, and exercising leadership in a team environment.

Salary range
Average salary $52,549
salary range
$47,004
$52,549
$58,094
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
5% by 2020
5%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Retail Store Manager are:
NSW
NSW 27.7%
VIC
VIC 27.3%
QLD
QLD 21.4%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for a Retail Store Manager are:
  • Enjoy working with people
  • A helpful, courteous manner
  • Neat personal appearance
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to deal accurately with money
  • Motivation and drive
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Willing to work as part of a team
Source: myfuture.edu.au
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

Develop the leadership skills to move into a retail supervisory role with a flexible online certificate course.

  • Certificate III in Retail Operations (SIR30212)
  • Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (BSB42015)
Moving up in the industry
Moving up in the industry

Climb the corporate ladder by gaining expertise in management tasks with a nationally-recognised diploma or degree.

  • Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915) - TAFE Digital (RTO 90004)
  • Bachelor of Business With a Major in Management