How much do branch managers in Manchester get paid?

Branch managers in Manchester earn

£8.67–16.57 per hour

Based on 145 employee reviews

Branch manager salaries can range between £8.67–16.57 per hour in the Manchester area. This data is based on survey results from 145 employees who live in an around Manchester.

What do top employers pay branch managers?

Who are the top branch manager employers?

  1. Majestic Wine
  2. Screwfix
  3. John Lewis & Partners

Who are the worst branch manager employers?

  1. Cardzone
  2. Betfred
  3. Poundstretcher

What contracts are people on?

3% report having zero hours contracts
53% report having part time contracts (16-35 hours)
44% report having full time contracts (more than 35 hours)

Based on 32 employees

How are people paid?

by the hour
an annual salary

Based on 145 employees

What do branch managers employees do?

Retail managers have the job of running a shop on a day-to-day basis.

They can work on the shop floor and in a shop office.

Other names for retail managers are:

  • Shop manager
  • Store manager
  • Branch manager
  • General manager

Some shops have assistant manager roles too. This can also be called a deputy general manager.

This type of job may involve similar tasks that retail supervisors do, along with:

  • Motivating the team to reach targets and setting customer service standards
  • Managing stock levels
  • Recruiting, interviewing and training new workers
  • Taking part in performance reviews
  • Managing budgets
  • Writing reports
  • Keeping on top of legal and health and safety requirements
  • Analysing and forecasting sales
  • Dealing with customer complaints and feedback
  • Organising promotions, displays and in-store events

You may be on your feet a lot. But any office-based tasks can be done sitting down.

You may have to work on weekends and bank holidays.

If you want to apply for a retail manager job, you might need the following:

  • Previous retail experience
  • Previous managerial experience may be expected
  • Basic computer skills
  • The right to work in the UK

Qualifications aren’t necessary but can help. These can include a relevant degree, a college diploma, an apprenticeship or a graduate training scheme.

Retail assistants and supervisors can also be promoted to retail managers.

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