Jun 9, 2017 - Average salaries for Pet Supermarket Store Manager: $38520
Whether they're selling goldfish or ordering dog and cat collars on computers, pet store managers stay busy in 13,613 pet stores across the country, according to 2012 IBIS World data. Pet store managers hire and train assistant managers, cashiers and retail sales workers; they ensure their stores feature and promote all new products and pricing specials. These professionals also track sales, labor and inventory costs and write financial reports for area of district managers. Pet store managers earn salaries that are relatively low compared to other occupations.
A pet store manager earns more in New York and Washington, D.C., because housing and living costs are higher in that state and district. For example, a pet store manager earning $30,000 in Columbus, Ohio would need to make $72,691 in New York City to maintain the same living standard, according to CNN Money's "Cost of Living" calculator. Similarly, his salary would need to be $47,607 in Washington, D.C. to maintain his living standard. Additionally, pet store managers likely earn more with larger chain stores -- Petco and Petsmart -- because the large chains can better support the higher salaries.
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The typical PetSmart Store Manager salary is $69,293
As for salaries, it really depends on the specific store you are working for. Some stores may really need the extra help, and therefore up the pay a bit. The average pay is between $7 and $8 an hour for newbies (cashiers, pet care, stockers). But it's all up to the operation's manager that hires you, the more skill you have, the higher you'll be paid probably. Known for taking on a considerable number of General Store Managers, Dollar General Corporation, Subway Restaurant Inc, Advance Auto Parts, Inc., McDonald's Corporation, and Family Dollar Stores Inc are leading firms in the industry. Sears Holdings Corporation offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $81K. CVS / Pharmacy, AutoZone, Inc., and Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with General Store Managers earning around $68K, $57K, or $53K at each firm, respectively.The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects only an 8 percent increase for front-line supervisors of retail store workers -- including pet store managers -- which is lower than the 14 percent national average for all jobs. A better indicator for pet store management jobs is market research publisher IBIS World, which forecasts a 2.8 percent increase in pet stores' sales between 2012 and 2017. An increase in pet ownership will drive these sales increases, which may increase job opportunities for pet store managers.