How much does a Department Manager make?

Updated Jun 22, 2021

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$45,012 /yr
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8,641 salaries

$27K

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$45K

Average

$76K

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The national average salary for a Department Manager is $45,012 in United States. Filter by location to see Department Manager salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 8,641 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Department Manager employees.

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Lowe's Home Improvement
3.5

Lowe's Home Improvement

Department Manager - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $13 - $31K
2,477 salaries
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$13

$31K

$13 - $31,299 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Department Manager - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $11 - $1K

$11

$1K

$11 - $1,426 Range

Nordstrom
3.7

Nordstrom

Department Manager

$56,324

 /yr
Range: $25K - $103K

$25K

$103K

$25,120 - $102,826 Range

H&M
3.6

H&M

Department Manager - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $11 - $34

$11

$34

$11 - $34 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Department Manager - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $7 - $97

$7

$97

$7 - $97 Range

Bed Bath & Beyond
3.3

Bed Bath & Beyond

Department Manager

$46,999

 /yr
Range: $23K - $81K

$23K

$81K

$22,587 - $81,178 Range

Michaels
3.3

Michaels

Department Manager

$40,066

 /yr
Range: $26K - $57K

$26K

$57K

$25,725 - $57,262 Range

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Urban Outfitters
3.7

Urban Outfitters

Department Manager

$42,203

 /yr
Range: $25K - $126K

$25K

$126K

$25,053 - $126,013 Range

Anthropologie
3.8

Anthropologie

Department Manager

$46,384

 /yr
Range: $31K - $78K

$31K

$78K

$31,155 - $77,903 Range

Old Navy
3.5

Old Navy

Department Manager

$46,683

 /yr
Range: $26K - $67K

$26K

$67K

$25,783 - $67,065 Range

Menards
3.5

Menards

Department Manager - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $11 - $35

$11

$35

$11 - $35 Range

Office Depot
3.1

Office Depot

Department Manager - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $11 - $26

$11

$26

$11 - $26 Range

Von Maur
3.1

Von Maur

Department Manager - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $12 - $26

$12

$26

$12 - $26 Range

Kroger
3.2

Kroger

Department Manager - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $8 - $62

$8

$62

$8 - $62 Range

Floor and Decor
3.8

Floor and Decor

Department Manager

$42,821

 /yr
Range: $33K - $63K

$33K

$63K

$33,422 - $62,809 Range

Hobby Lobby
3.5

Hobby Lobby

Department Manager - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $8 - $20

$8

$20

$8 - $20 Range

The Fresh Market
3

The Fresh Market

Department Manager

$45,504

 /yr
Range: $32K - $55K

$32K

$55K

$31,505 - $54,544 Range

Barnes & Noble
3.7

Barnes & Noble

Department Manager

$42,501

 /yr
Range: $19K - $51K

$19K

$51K

$18,955 - $51,435 Range

Barnes & Noble Education
3.6

Barnes & Noble Education

Department Manager

$43,032

 /yr
Range: $25K - $53K

$25K

$53K

$25,267 - $53,238 Range

H E B
4.3

H E B

Department Manager

$50,317

 /yr
Range: $34K - $100K

$34K

$100K

$34,356 - $100,481 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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$40,000
per year
A Department Manager in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$27
hourly
A Department Manager in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $27 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$45,000
per year
A Department Manager in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$17
hourly
A Department Manager in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$12
hourly
A Department Manager in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$14
hourly
A Customer Service Department Manager in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
$15
hourly
A Department Manager in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $15 per hour
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Jacksonville, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private