Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

General Information

Description

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of retail sales workers in an establishment or department. Duties may include management functions, such as purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties.

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Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit80.71%
  2. Self-employed15.96%
  3. Private, not for profit1.84%
  4. State and local government0.55%
  5. Federal government0.38%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$41,580

Military salary*

$61,975

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State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$55,250
$27,120
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 51%
  • Associate's degree 18%
  • Less than high school 14%
  • Post-secondary certificate 8%
  • Some college 6%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Administration and Management
  • Education and Training
  • Clerical
  • Computers and Electronics

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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