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Retail Store Manager

Take responsibility for the smooth operation of a store, supervision of staff and meeting financial objectives.

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The most common annual salary in AUS for a Retail Store Manager is between $50k and $60k
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Certificate III in Retail

This qualification prepares you for a career in the retail industry and for roles in specialty stores, supermarkets and department stores.
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Certificate IV in Retail Management

This certificate provides you with the skills to work as a Store Manager or Department Manager.
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Diploma of Leadership and Management

This qualification provides you with the skills needed to support individuals and teams to meet organisational goals.
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How do Retail Store Managers rate their role?

Latest reviews from 44 Retail Store Managers surveyed on SEEK

Work-life balance
3.7
Job satisfaction
4.0
Career progression opportunities
3.6
Job security
3.9
Pay / Salary
3.3
Variety of work
3.7

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Oct 2018
Being a manager is worth all the blood sweat and tears of joy! Wouldn’t change it for the world!
Reviewer's Qualification
Completed High School (Year 12)
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Visual manager
The good things
Good thing about being a SM is that you get to lead, you get to create the environment you want. You as a leader show them what their expectations and goals are and only treat others as how you’d want...
The challenges
Challenges are thrown at you daily so be ready and prepared. Always have a back up and go towards your area team with a soloution to the problem you’ve found. Some people are challenging. Some let yo...
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Jun 2020
Store Management is a challenge but can be rewarding
Reviewer's Qualification
Completed High School (Year 12)
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Store Manager
The good things
The capacity to shape the careers of your team, influence your store's overall sales potential, all while helping a wide range of customers find what best suits their needs can be very rewarding.
The challenges
Many businesses will have Store Managers that have been in their role for a very long time and don't intend to leave any time soon, so you may be required to travel further or even move to secure adva...
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0.1%
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