This Is a Walmart Store Manager's Average Yearly Salary
Quit your day job.
If you're looking to make a pretty penny, you may want to consider climbing up the ranks at Walmart.
Recently, Walmart released their 2019 Environmental, Social & Governance Report, a 94-page manual covering everything from environmental goals to cybersecurity. In the repot, one piece of intel stuck out to us as particularly fascinating: The average salary of a Walmart store manager in America is $175,000 annually. Yes, we got the number of zeroes right.
The Bentonville, Arkansas company — which also owns Sam's Club — stated in the report that more than 75% of their Walmart U.S. store operations management team members started as hourly employees, a hat tip to the frequency of internal promotions. Considering that the annual salary for store managers is more than some doctors make, it seems like Walmart has a pretty generous compensation package for its managers.
The report also highlighted the company's dedication to enhancing its employees' upward mobility on the career ladder. In addition to Pathways, a training program for skill-building and Walmart Academy, classroom training and learning, Walmart also offers educational benefits for GED certification, high school completion and college credit.
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So for those days where your job is driving you bonkers and you think you're ready for a high-paying alternative, it may be time to apply for a job at your local Walmart.