Average Retail Operation Manager Salary
$82,000 yearly
$39.46 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$50,000
10 %
$82,000
Median
$134,000
90 %
What Is The Average Retail Operation Manager Salary?
The average retail operation manager salary is $82,080 per year, or $39.46 per hour, in the United States. 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 $134,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Nevada provide the highest retail operation manager salaries.

Average Retail Operation Manager Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where retail operation managers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Retail Operation Manager average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$61,974
$61,974
$29.80
$29.80
Alaska
Alaska
$91,635
$91,635
$44.06
$44.06
Arizona
Arizona
$67,982
$67,982
$32.68
$32.68
Arkansas
Arkansas
$54,589
$54,589
$26.24
$26.24
California
California
$87,728
$87,728
$42.18
$42.18
Colorado
Colorado
$70,080
$70,080
$33.69
$33.69
Connecticut
Connecticut
$114,568
$114,568
$55.08
$55.08
Delaware
Delaware
$84,536
$84,536
$40.64
$40.64
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$88,250
$88,250
$42.43
$42.43
Florida
Florida
$49,144
$49,144
$23.63
$23.63
Georgia
Georgia
$56,740
$56,740
$27.28
$27.28
Hawaii
Hawaii
$45,839
$45,839
$22.04
$22.04
Idaho
Idaho
$56,898
$56,898
$27.35
$27.35
Illinois
Illinois
$73,991
$73,991
$35.57
$35.57
Indiana
Indiana
$64,641
$64,641
$31.08
$31.08
Iowa
Iowa
$54,724
$54,724
$26.31
$26.31
Kansas
Kansas
$53,286
$53,286
$25.62
$25.62
Kentucky
Kentucky
$58,804
$58,804
$28.27
$28.27
Louisiana
Louisiana
$60,930
$60,930
$29.29
$29.29
Maine
Maine
$76,790
$76,790
$36.92
$36.92
Maryland
Maryland
$78,735
$78,735
$37.85
$37.85
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$91,319
$91,319
$43.90
$43.90
Michigan
Michigan
$85,080
$85,080
$40.90
$40.90
Minnesota
Minnesota
$71,031
$71,031
$34.15
$34.15
Mississippi
Mississippi
$43,048
$43,048
$20.70
$20.70
Missouri
Missouri
$51,303
$51,303
$24.66
$24.66
Montana
Montana
$59,706
$59,706
$28.70
$28.70
Nebraska
Nebraska
$54,336
$54,336
$26.12
$26.12
Nevada
Nevada
$92,770
$92,770
$44.60
$44.60
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$85,919
$85,919
$41.31
$41.31
New Jersey
New Jersey
$97,887
$97,887
$47.06
$47.06
New Mexico
New Mexico
$66,867
$66,867
$32.15
$32.15
New York
New York
$95,395
$95,395
$45.86
$45.86
North Carolina
North Carolina
$63,250
$63,250
$30.41
$30.41
North Dakota
North Dakota
$62,518
$62,518
$30.06
$30.06
Ohio
Ohio
$65,586
$65,586
$31.53
$31.53
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$54,666
$54,666
$26.28
$26.28
Oregon
Oregon
$83,550
$83,550
$40.17
$40.17
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$85,288
$85,288
$41.00
$41.00
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$127,937
$127,937
$61.51
$61.51
South Carolina
South Carolina
$45,956
$45,956
$22.09
$22.09
South Dakota
South Dakota
$71,098
$71,098
$34.18
$34.18
Tennessee
Tennessee
$58,270
$58,270
$28.01
$28.01
Texas
Texas
$72,569
$72,569
$34.89
$34.89
Utah
Utah
$46,212
$46,212
$22.22
$22.22
Vermont
Vermont
$63,506
$63,506
$30.53
$30.53
Virginia
Virginia
$75,907
$75,907
$36.49
$36.49
Washington
Washington
$90,916
$90,916
$43.71
$43.71
West Virginia
West Virginia
$62,030
$62,030
$29.82
$29.82
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$84,503
$84,503
$40.63
$40.63
Wyoming
Wyoming
$66,741
$66,741
$32.09
$32.09

How much should you get paid?

Tell us about yourself to get a free, personalized Zippia Salary Report and suggestions on how to increase your pay.

Highest Paying Cities For Retail Operation Manager

0 selections
CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Mountain View, CA
Mountain View, CA
$104,166
$104,166
$50.08
$50.08
New York, NY
New York, NY
$96,351
$96,351
$46.32
$46.32
Beaverton, OR
Beaverton, OR
$83,392
$83,392
$40.09
$40.09
Hoffman Estates, IL
Hoffman Estates, IL
$75,048
$75,048
$36.08
$36.08
Charlotte, NC
Charlotte, NC
$61,005
$61,005
$29.33
$29.33
Atlanta, GA
Atlanta, GA
$57,159
$57,159
$27.48
$27.48

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

See what's out there.

Average Retail Operation Manager Salary Over Time

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

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    2021
    $82,100
    $82,100
    $39.46
    $39.46
    +0.5%
    +0.5%
    2020
    2020
    $81,700
    $81,700
    $39.26
    $39.26
    +1.1%
    +1.1%
    2019
    2019
    $80,800
    $80,800
    $38.83
    $38.83
    +1.6%
    +1.6%
    2018
    2018
    $79,500
    $79,500
    $38.21
    $38.21
    +0.5%
    +0.5%
    2017
    2017
    $79,100
    $79,100
    $38.03
    $38.03
    +0.9%
    +0.9%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Manager

    Avg. salary: $93,001

    Managers are responsible for a specific department, function, or employee group. They oversee their assigned departments and all the employees under the department. Managers are responsible that the department they are handling is functioning well. They set the department goals and the steps they must take to achieve the goals. They are also in charge of assessing the performance of their departments and their employees. Additionally, managers are responsible for interviewing prospective candidates for department vacancies and assessing their fit to the needs of the department. Managers also set the general working environment in the department, and they are expected to ensure that their employees remain motivated.
    736,247 Manager Jobs
    Co-Manager

    Avg. salary: $108,101

    A co-manager's role is to supervise business operations and perform administrative tasks as support to a manager. One of the primary functions of a co-manager is to delegate tasks of team members and arrange schedules. They also evaluate progress, produce the necessary documentation, maintain a record of data, identify issues and opportunities, and assist in coordinating with other employees. A co-manager may also have the task of hiring and training new workforce members, enforcing policies and regulations at all times.
    175,463 Co-Manager Jobs
    Manager, Center Operations

    Avg. salary: $85,041

    The duties of a manager of center operations depend on one's industry of employment. Typically, their responsibilities revolve around overseeing business operations, setting targets, assessing the workforce's performance, and performing corrective measures on any issues or concerns. Moreover, there are also instances where they have to produce progress reports, devise strategies for optimal business performance, delegate tasks, and even manage the budget. As a manager, it is crucial to lead and encourage the team to reach goals and sales targets while implementing the company's policies and regulations.
    192,866 Manager, Center Operations Jobs
    Store Manager

    Avg. salary: $45,306

    A store manager is responsible for monitoring the daily operations, making sure of its smooth and efficient performance with the best services provided to the customers. Store managers' duty also includes tracking the budget of the store to ensure that all expenses are meeting the sales goals. A store manager must also be able to plan and share strategies to boost sales performance and provide the needed support for the employees by communicating with them regularly, listening on suggestions, and taking necessary actions for complaints as required.
    245,163 Store Manager Jobs
    General Manager Of Operations

    Avg. salary: $100,159

    General managers of operations are employed to oversee the overall operations of businesses. Their responsibilities include the improvement of the efficiency of the operations and overall management. They coordinate the primary performance goals for direct reporting functions and set the strategies for the organization. It is their responsibility to communicate strategy as well as results to employees. They also engage with the corporate officers in the strategic planning and development of the organization or enterprise.
    189,718 General Manager Of Operations Jobs
    Unit Manager

    Avg. salary: $58,116

    Unit managers are responsible for managing the nursing unit. They primarily supervise the daily care of patients and ensure quality patient care. Usually, they perform tasks like evaluating staff performance, conducting orientation for new staff, and training new members. Also, they manage schedules, minimize expenditures, and enforce health as well as safety regulations. Unit managers are registered nursing professionals with an undergraduate or graduate degree. They are honest, adaptable, and analytical professionals with strong management and leadership skills and relevant experience in nursing and patient assessment.
    241,459 Unit Manager Jobs

    Which Companies Pay Retail Operation Managers The Most?

    If you want to get paid the most as a retail operation manager, being employed by a company such as Google or Amazon.com would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Sears Holdings and Ulta Beauty also report highly competitive salaries for retail operation managers.
    Company
    LogoRankCompanyAverage Retail Operation Manager SalaryRetail Operation Manager Salary Range
    1Google
    4.8
    $139,737
    $79k
    $155k
    2Amazon.com
    4.7
    $125,311
    $79k
    $155k
    3Sears Holdings
    4.3
    $114,205
    $79k
    $155k
    4Ulta Beauty
    4.7
    $112,933
    $79k
    $155k
    5Altice USA
    4.8
    $111,990
    $79k
    $155k
    6Exelon
    4.8
    $110,072
    $79k
    $155k

    Recently Added Retail Operation Manager Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Retail Operations Manager
    Retail Operations Manager
    Newington, NH
    Newington, NH
    08/04/2021
    08/04/2021
    $34,436
    $34,436
    08/04/2021
    Retail Operations Manager
    Retail Operations Manager
    Seattle, WA
    Seattle, WA
    08/04/2021
    08/04/2021
    $34,436
    $34,436
    08/04/2021
    Retail Operations Manager
    Retail Operations Manager
    Gonzales, LA
    Gonzales, LA
    08/04/2021
    08/04/2021
    $34,436
    $34,436
    08/04/2021
    Retail Operations Manager-Thornton, CO, United States-New Pay Rate!
    Retail Operations Manager-Thornton, CO, United States-New Pay Rate!
    Thornton, CO
    Thornton, CO
    08/02/2021
    08/02/2021
    $55,000
    $55,000
    08/02/2021
    Retail Operations Manager
    Retail Operations Manager
    Peachtree City, GA
    Peachtree City, GA
    07/31/2021
    07/31/2021
    $34,436
    $34,436
    07/31/2021
    Retail Operations Manager
    Retail Operations Manager
    Portland, OR
    Portland, OR
    07/29/2021
    07/29/2021
    $34,436
    $34,436
    07/29/2021
    Retail Operations Manager
    Retail Operations Manager
    Cincinnati, OH
    Cincinnati, OH
    07/29/2021
    07/29/2021
    $34,436
    $34,436
    07/29/2021
    Retail Operations Manager
    Retail Operations Manager
    Guilford, CT
    Guilford, CT
    07/29/2021
    07/29/2021
    $34,436
    $34,436
    07/29/2021
    Retail Operations Manager
    Retail Operations Manager
    Dothan, AL
    Dothan, AL
    07/29/2021
    07/29/2021
    $34,436
    $34,436
    07/29/2021
    Retail Operations Manager
    Retail Operations Manager
    Bakersfield, CA
    Bakersfield, CA
    07/28/2021
    07/28/2021
    $34,436
    $34,436
    07/28/2021

    Average Retail Operation Manager Salary by Demographic

    Retail Operation Manager Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $76,995
    female-income
    Female Income
    $67,689
    Median Retail Operation Manager Income by Race
    Asian retail operation managers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american retail operation managers have the lowest average salary at $68,350.
    $79,000
    $77,000
    $75,000
    $73,000
    $71,000
    $69,000
    $67,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$69,627
    White$74,068
    Black or African American$68,350
    Asian$76,745
    Hispanic or Latino$72,920
    Average Retail Operation Manager Salary by Education Level
    Retail operation managers with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $109,742 annually. With a Bachelors degree, retail operation managers earn a median annual income of $87,896 compared to $76,995 for retail operation managers with an Associate degree.
    $112,000
    $104,000
    $96,000
    $88,000
    $80,000
    $72,000
    $64,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$71,003
    Master's Degree$109,742
    Bachelor's Degree$87,896
    Some College/ Associate Degree$76,995