Retail store managers’ salaries can vary significantly depending on location and employer. Level of experience and education also play roles in determining salary levels. Goodwill store managers typically earn at the low end of the salary scale for retail store managers. Since Goodwill is a nonprofit industry, its salaries are often lower than for-profit companies.
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The salary range for a retail store manager as of July 2011, according to the job and salary website, CB Salary is between $44,301 and $74,222. The median salary is $54,542 per year.
Goodwill Industries International Inc. is a nonprofit organization that sells donations to its stores to fund its work. Goodwill provides a wide range of services, including job training and case management services to help individuals become self-sufficient. The organization has stores around the country, and it hires managers to increase revenue and supervise employees.
Managers at Goodwill stores have a wide range of responsibilities, which include rotating inventory, maintaining cleanliness of the store and ensuring that products in the store provide the highest profit to the store. They also supervise staff members and teach new hires their jobs.
Their salaries average $41,400, according to GlassDoor.com, the salary and career website, as of July 2011. CareerBliss.com, a site similar to GlassDoor.com, reported that the average salary for a store manager at Goodwill was $39,000. The salary range for a manager of a store in West Des Moines, Iowa was between $26,249 and $27,772, according to a job posting on CareerBuilder.com, as of July 2011. The hourly rate for a store manager was $14.82, according to a job posting on the Goodwill website for Southern Los Angeles County. Benefits typically include working day-time hours, a retirement plan, vacation, sick and holiday pay and health insurance.