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Retail Managers

Overview

Retail managers are responsible for the profitable operation of retail trade establishments. They oversee the selling of food, clothing, furniture, sporting goods, novelties, and many other items. Their duties include hiring, training, and supervising other employees, maintaining the physical facilities, managing inventory, monitoring expenditures and receipts, and maintaining good public relations. Retail managers hold more than 1.2 million jobs in the United States.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits

Enterprising

Organized

Problem-Solving

Career Ladder
Retail Business Owner

Purchasing Manager, or Buyer, or Purchasing Agent

Retail Manager

Assistant Retail Manager

Retail Sales Worker or Clerk

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