You May Be Surprised by What Walmart Store Managers Make

$175K a year, says company
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted May 9, 2019 11:10 AM CDT
You May Be Surprised by What Walmart Store Managers Make
Walmart headquarters in Bentonville, Ark.   (AP Photo/April L. Brown, File)

(Newser) – Walmart is out with a report on its social responsibility, and one stat in particular is getting a lot of attention. The chain says its store managers make an average of $175,000 year, reports CNN. Walmart has about 4,700 such managers, and the Wall Street Journal notes that in the biggest of stores, they might oversee 300 employees and $100 million in yearly sales. As for more rank-and-file employees, the chain says full-time hourly workers average $14.26 an hour, while department managers can make up to $24.70 an hour. About half of the 1.5 million Walmart employees in the US are full-time workers, 55% are women, and 44% are minorities. (Read more Walmart stories.)

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