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Area Manager Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$69,000
$50,000
$69,000
$95,000
Area managers in the United States make an average salary of $69,723 per year or $33.52 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $50,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $95,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, New York, Rhode Island, California, and Connecticut provide the highest area manager salaries.
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Map of Area Manager Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Area Managers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Area Manager Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for an area manager is roughly $69,723 per year, which boils down to $33.52 per hour. Interestingly enough, area managers have the highest salaries in San Francisco, CA at about $97,533 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in San Francisco, CA is $45,000. Additionally, area managers make more than the average salary in Bellingham, WA, New York, NY, Ashburn, VA, Washington, DC, and Baltimore, MD. On a more broad level, area manager salaries are highest in Washington, New York, Rhode Island, California, Connecticut, Hawaii, and New Jersey. On the contrary, Iowa, Indiana, and Nebraska offer the lowest area manager salaries.

City
Average Salary
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$97,533
$98k
Bellingham, WA
Bellingham, WA
$96,827
$97k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$89,373
$89k
Ashburn, VA
Ashburn, VA
$80,748
$81k
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$80,304
$80k
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD
$78,485
$78k
Miami, FL
Miami, FL
$78,333
$78k
Denver, CO
Denver, CO
$78,286
$78k
Bethlehem, PA
Bethlehem, PA
$78,223
$78k
Billings, MT
Billings, MT
$78,085
$78k

High Paying Area Manager Jobs

Average Area Manager Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as an area manager, being employed by a company such as Best Buy or Walmart would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Lincare Holdings and Ocean State Job Lot also report highly competitive salaries for area managers.

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Area Manager Salary History

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    Average Area Manager Pay By Industry

    As we previously stated, area manager salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that retail, technology, and manufacturing companies tend to offer much higher salaries for area managers. For example, area managers make a whopping average salary of $73,192 while working for retail companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $69,855 at technology companies and $68,814 at manufacturing companies. But area managers may want to avoid working in the hospitality industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $66,350.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Retail
    Retail
    $73,192
    $73k
    Technology
    Technology
    $69,855
    $70k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $68,814
    $69k
    Finance
    Finance
    $67,100
    $67k
    Hospitality
    Hospitality
    $66,350
    $66k

    Recently Added Area Manager Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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    Salt Lake City, UT
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    $60,000
    $60,000
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    Cygnus Home Service, LLC Dba Schwan's Home Service
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    Marshalltown, IA
    Marshalltown, IA
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $70,000
    $70,000
    10/28/2020
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    Half Moon Bay, CA
    Half Moon Bay, CA
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $100,000
    $100,000
    10/27/2020
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    Boatyard Manager-SAN Francisco Bay Area
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    Bandon, OR
    Bandon, OR
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $100,000
    $100,000
    10/27/2020
    Gecko Hospitality
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    Area Manager-No Late Nights
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    Ashburn, VA
    Ashburn, VA
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $55,000
    $55,000
    10/27/2020
    Cygnus Home Service, LLC Dba Schwan's Home Service
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    Area Manager
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    Eveleth, MN
    Eveleth, MN
    10/24/2020
    10/24/2020
    $70,000
    $70,000
    10/24/2020
    American Library Association
    American Library Association
    Area Manager
    Area Manager
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    Medford, OR
    Medford, OR
    10/24/2020
    10/24/2020
    $60,785
    $60,785
    10/24/2020
    Market Area Manager
    Market Area Manager
    Ohio, IL
    Ohio, IL
    10/22/2020
    10/22/2020
    $30,000
    $30,000
    10/22/2020
    Cygnus Home Service, LLC Dba Schwan's Home Service
    Cygnus Home Service, LLC Dba Schwan's Home Service
    Area Manager
    Area Manager
    Area Manager
    Riverside, CA
    Riverside, CA
    10/21/2020
    10/21/2020
    $70,000
    $70,000
    10/21/2020
    Cygnus Home Service, LLC Dba Schwan's Home Service
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    Area Manager
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    Area Manager
    Salt Lake City, UT
    Salt Lake City, UT
    10/20/2020
    10/20/2020
    $70,000
    $70,000
    10/20/2020