How much does a District Manager make?

Updated Nov 28, 2023



Total Pay Range
$88K - $146K/yr
Base Pay
$77K - $125K/yr
Additional Pay
$11K - $20K/yr


Most Likely Range

The estimated total pay for a District Manager is $112,605 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $98,188 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $14,417 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

How accurate is this most likely Total Pay range (base + additional) of $88K-$146K/yr?

Total Pay Trajectory

For District Manager

$112,605 /yr
District Manager
$180,577 /yr
Senior District Manager
$126,459 /yr
District Manager IV
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What is the total pay trajectory for District Manager?

Job TitleSalary
District Manager$112,605 /yr
Senior District Manager$180,577 /yr
District Manager IV$126,459 /yr

Top Paying Companies

For a District Manager in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a District Manager in United States. Employers include Snowflake, Novo Nordisk and AbbVie.

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Top Paying Companies

For District Manager in United States

2Novo Nordisk$278,908
6Adaptive Biotechnologies$257,550
9Purdue Pharma$243,394
Total Pay Trajectory

For District Manager

$112,605 /yr
District Manager
$180,577 /yr
Senior District Manager
$126,459 /yr
District Manager IV
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What is the total pay trajectory for District Manager?

Job TitleSalary
District Manager$112,605 /yr
Senior District Manager$180,577 /yr
District Manager IV$126,459 /yr

What are total pay estimates for a District Manager at different companies?

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Valet Living
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H&R Block
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TCC Verizon Authorized Retailer
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Family Dollar Stores
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Speedway LLC
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District Manager Salaries

Job TitleSalary
ADP District Manager salaries - 1,609 salaries reported$150,623/yr
ALDI District Manager salaries - 1,069 salaries reported$104,032/yr
Dollar General District Manager salaries - 441 salaries reported$113,904/yr
Starbucks District Manager salaries - 326 salaries reported$106,938/yr
Aramark District Manager salaries - 311 salaries reported$106,541/yr
Public Storage District Manager salaries - 264 salaries reported$121,248/yr
Healthcare Services Group District Manager salaries - 200 salaries reported$96,412/yr
Valet Living District Manager salaries - 198 salaries reported$88,178/yr
Waffle House District Manager salaries - 187 salaries reported$91,701/yr
GameStop District Manager salaries - 175 salaries reported$117,557/yr
Walgreens District Manager salaries - 158 salaries reported$137,399/yr
H&R Block District Manager salaries - 146 salaries reported$101,120/yr
T-Mobile District Manager salaries - 142 salaries reported$138,213/yr
TCC Verizon Authorized Retailer District Manager salaries - 138 salaries reported$128,700/yr
Family Dollar Stores District Manager salaries - 138 salaries reported$124,217/yr
Speedway LLC District Manager salaries - 130 salaries reported$96,304/yr
Verizon District Manager salaries - 128 salaries reported$150,464/yr
Advance Auto Parts District Manager salaries - 124 salaries reported$115,940/yr
Prime Communications District Manager salaries - 116 salaries reported$127,573/yr
Dollar Tree District Manager salaries - 115 salaries reported$115,301/yr
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Top Paying Industries

For a District Manager in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a District Manager in United States are Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $244,742, Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $150,008, Construction, Repair & Maintenance Services with a median total pay of $145,060, Insurance with a median total pay of $140,148, and Information Technology with a median total pay of $137,453.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$244,742

    51% Higher than other industries

  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$150,008

    20% Higher than other industries

  • Construction, Repair & Maintenance ServicesConstruction, Repair & Maintenance Services$145,060

    17% Higher than other industries

  • InsuranceInsurance$140,148

    14% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$137,453

    13% Higher than other industries

Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology

Top paying companies in Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology for District Manager are Novo Nordisk, AbbVie, and Amgen.

Novo NordiskNovo Nordisk$278,908/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Business?

Jobs in business are in increasing demand, requiring workers with at least a bachelor’s degree and moderate to advanced technical skills, with the use of data often a required job function. To remain competitive, job seekers with little relevant field experience should consider higher degrees or industry-specific certificates to meet evolving requirements.

District Manager pay FAQ

The average salary for a District Manager is $112,605 per year in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 22100 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a District Manager employees in United States.

The highest salary for a District Manager in United States is $145,578 per year.

The lowest salary for a District Manager in United States is $87,697 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a District Manager or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a District Manager.

Pay for district managers varies widely, since the job title encompasses so many possible industries and responsibilities. District managers are typically paid at a premium to more junior team members, as compensation for their additional work training, supervising and coaching others. District managers can increase their pay by progressing into regional manager, national manager or executive level positions through stellar performance and effective networking.

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Around 73% of district managers on Glassdoor are happy with what they earn, according to anonymous user feedback. This data shows that a decent district manager's salary often includes roughly $14,416.93 in incentives, such as bonuses and profit sharing. A bachelor's degree can significantly boost your income potential.

A base salary of around $98,188.17 is typical for a district manager, although you could make between $70,066.69 and $182,625.38 depending on experience and where you live. You can estimate your market value by researching district manager career paths.

However, these figures don't show the full picture. Incentives boost the average district manager's income to around $112,605.10, with a typical range between $70,066.69 and $182,625.38.

Education is one of the most significant factors affecting your salary as a district manager. Degrees aren't usually mandatory, but completing an associate's or bachelor's degree in business administration or a similar subject can broaden your opportunities and help you progress quickly to better-paid positions.

Developing your leadership, organizational, and communication skills can help you add value to your company and boost your income. You can hone these skills and evidence your credentials by completing a professional certification. In-demand qualifications include the Certified Manager certification from the Institute of Certified Professional Managers (ICPM) or the Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence certification from the American Society for Quality (ASQ.)

Whether you're hunting for your next district manager position or are already employed, you'll want to ensure your salary reflects your market value. Acing the common district manager interview questions can strengthen your position as a prospective employee. However, providing proof of your most notable career achievements can also help you achieve a higher district manager's salary.

Therefore, having impressive revenue figures up your sleeve can increase your chances of a successful negotiation, as can evidence of boosted policy compliance or improved staff performance. If your company can't afford your requested salary, consider asking for additional employee benefits such as subsidized retirement savings or extra paid leave.

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