Updated August 18, 2021
Average Department Supervisor Salary
$46,000 yearly
$22.22 hourly

Entry level Salary
$31,000 yearly
$31,000
10 %
$46,000
Median
$68,000
90 %
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PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$68,000
$5,667
$33
75th Percentile
$56,000
$4,667
$27
Average
$46,217
$3,851
$22
25th Percentile
$37,000
$3,083
$18
10th Percentile
$31,000
$2,583
$15

Average Department Supervisor Salary By State

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Department Supervisor average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdescJob Countascdesc
Alabama
$49,446
$23.77
Alaska
$52,899
$25.43
Arizona
$44,616
$21.45
Arkansas
$45,669
$21.96
California
$59,574
$28.64
Colorado
$51,801
$24.90
Connecticut
$60,701
$29.18
Delaware
$58,228
$27.99
District of Columbia
$74,503
$35.82
Florida
$45,498
$21.87
Georgia
$49,276
$23.69
Hawaii
$49,619
$23.86
Idaho
$51,425
$24.72
Illinois
$48,991
$23.55
Indiana
$45,263
$21.76
Iowa
$46,355
$22.29
Kansas
$47,903
$23.03
Kentucky
$41,609
$20.00
Louisiana
$47,272
$22.73
Maine
$49,308
$23.71
Maryland
$66,021
$31.74
Massachusetts
$57,203
$27.50
Michigan
$49,147
$23.63
Minnesota
$55,261
$26.57
Mississippi
$38,377
$18.45
Missouri
$50,518
$24.29
Montana
$55,594
$26.73
Nebraska
$47,494
$22.83
Nevada
$45,549
$21.90
New Hampshire
$51,308
$24.67
New Jersey
$70,151
$33.73
New Mexico
$42,839
$20.60
New York
$69,124
$33.23
North Carolina
$51,766
$24.89
North Dakota
$56,379
$27.11
Ohio
$46,979
$22.59
Oklahoma
$45,382
$21.82
Oregon
$55,701
$26.78
Pennsylvania
$47,029
$22.61
Rhode Island
$56,516
$27.17
South Carolina
$42,688
$20.52
South Dakota
$54,278
$26.10
Tennessee
$51,190
$24.61
Texas
$54,309
$26.11
Utah
$45,586
$21.92
Vermont
$53,972
$25.95
Virginia
$53,717
$25.83
Washington
$70,870
$34.07
West Virginia
$41,580
$19.99
Wisconsin
$57,468
$27.63
Wyoming
$50,276
$24.17

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Highest Paying Cities For Department Supervisor

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Yonkers, NY
$69,257
$33.30
Pasadena, TX
$54,595
$26.25
Denver, CO
$51,761
$24.89
Saint Peters, MO
$50,906
$24.47
Memphis, TN
$50,714
$24.38
Fort Wayne, IN
$47,005
$22.60

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How much does a Department Supervisor make?

The average department supervisor salary is $46,217 per year, or $22.22 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $31,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $68,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, and Connecticut provide the highest department supervisor salaries.

Average Department Supervisor Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $46,200
    $22.22
    +2.7%
    2020
    $45,000
    $21.61
    -1.3%
    2019
    $45,500
    $21.89
    +1.9%
    2018
    $44,700
    $21.48
    +1.2%
    2017
    $44,200
    $21.23
    +1.7%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Dept Manager

    Avg. salary: $71,078

    A department manager is responsible for monitoring the operations of the assigned department, ensuring the maximum productivity and optimal performance of the staff. Department managers also coordinate with business partners, clients, and customers, as well as identifying business opportunities to drive more revenues and increase profitability. They handle department budgets and maintain the proper allocation of resources to support project management and deliverables. A department manager must have excellent communication and leadership skills, managing the staff's needs, and providing excellent support.
    204,121 Dept Manager Jobs
    Service Department Manager

    Avg. salary: $63,280

    A service department manager is responsible for leading the service department operations by assisting the staff in customer interaction, providing the highest customer service, and negotiating contracts and partnerships with clients. Service department managers coordinate with the sales and marketing team for brand promotions and advising the staff in selling new products to potential customers. They also handle and resolve high-level complaints, process replacements, and issue refunds as needed. A service department manager must have excellent communication and leadership skills, especially in encouraging and supporting the team members to meet the department's goals and objectives.
    103,287 Service Department Manager Jobs
    Department Sales Manager

    Avg. salary: $93,696

    The department sales manager is a person in charge of working with a company's marketing, advertising, and sales department. The service's sales manager ensures that the company receives better marketing. This person works alongside the sales team to determine the right strategy to sustain a profit in the company's products or services. The service sales manager also monitors and evaluates product performance and provides suggestions on how the product or service can be improved and improved.
    258,082 Department Sales Manager Jobs
    Merchandising Supervisor

    Avg. salary: $33,750

    Merchandising supervisors are professionals who create a pleasing shopping environment to entice customers to purchase additional products and gain maximum profit. These supervisors are required to identify trends and make sales predictions based on product popularity, past sales data, and information gained by attending product shows. They are required to make attractive point-of-sales displays so that the customers can easily locate the merchandise. Merchandising supervisors must also handle inventory levels by keeping track and submitting order requests to the purchasing department.
    167,571 Merchandising Supervisor Jobs
    Stores Supervisor

    Avg. salary: $34,570

    Store or retail supervisors are management professionals who are responsible for managing a team of staff members to ensure the smooth operation of a retail store. These supervisors are required to arrive early at the store so that they can open the store and disable the alarm system as well as prepare the cash registers. They must maintain inventory level and order new products when necessary while keeping records of every product available in their backroom. Store supervisors must also act as a customer service agent to help customers enjoy their experience in the store.
    255,738 Stores Supervisor Jobs
    Case Manager Supervisor

    Avg. salary: $46,239

    The job of case manager supervisors is to supervise case managers in clinical healthcare facilities or social work organizations. They usually work for organizations providing services for people with disabilities, the homeless, and other people in need. Their roles and responsibilities include maintaining client files, coordinating available services, and supporting and monitoring the case management staff's performance. To be a case manager supervisor, you should be compassionate, have a critical thinking mind, and leadership and communication skills. You also need to be able to adapt to every situation.
    160,575 Case Manager Supervisor Jobs
    Job TitleascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly RateascdescJob Openingsascdesc
    Dept Manager
    $71,078
    $5,923
    $34.17
    204,121
    Service Department Manager
    $63,280
    $5,273
    $30.42
    103,287
    Department Sales Manager
    $93,697
    $7,808
    $45.05
    258,082
    Merchandising Supervisor
    $33,750
    $2,813
    $16.23
    167,571
    Stores Supervisor
    $34,570
    $2,881
    $16.62
    255,738
    Case Manager Supervisor
    $46,240
    $3,853
    $22.23
    160,575
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    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
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    $38,610
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    08/25/2021
    $32,349
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    Aurora, CO
    08/05/2021
    $40,500
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    Average Department Supervisor Salary by Demographic

    Department Supervisor Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $53,968
    female-income
    Female Income
    $51,006
    Genderascdesc
    Incomeascdesc
    Male$53,968
    Female$51,006
    Median Department Supervisor Income by Race
    Asian department supervisors have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american department supervisors have the lowest average salary at $51,474.
    $55,000
    $44,000
    $33,000
    $22,000
    $11,000
    $0
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$52,689
    Black or African American$51,474
    Asian$52,958
    Hispanic or Latino$52,746
    Average Department Supervisor Salary by Education Level
    Department supervisors with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $65,727 annually. With a Bachelors degree, department supervisors earn a median annual income of $59,627 compared to $55,398 for department supervisors with an Associate degree.
    $70,000
    $56,000
    $42,000
    $28,000
    $14,000
    $0
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$53,968
    Master's Degree$65,727
    Bachelor's Degree$59,627
    Some College/ Associate Degree$55,398