First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

Industry Areas

  • Direct Selling Establishments
  • Office Administrative Services
  • Activities Related to Real Estate

Day-to-Day Tasks

  • Provide customer service by greeting and assisting customers and responding to customer inquiries and complaints.
  • Direct and supervise employees engaged in sales, inventory-taking, reconciling cash receipts, or in performing services for customers.
  • Monitor sales activities to ensure that customers receive satisfactory service and quality goods.

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Store managers work in retail stores or warehouses on land and aboard ships.

Workweek Breakdown

The hours worked per week by people currently pursuing this career.

Pie Chart Representing the section data
  • 2.91% (0-20 Hours)
  • 5.17% (21-34 Hours)
  • 7.42% (35-39 Hours)
  • 52.81% (40 Hours)
  • 9.61% (41-49 Hours)
  • 22.08% (Over 50 Hours)

Type of Work

The level of day-to-day involvement with data, people or things.

Data: Medium
People: High
Things: Medium

Skills at a Glance

The levels of different skills helpful in this career.

Verbal skills: Medium
Critical Thinking & Problem Solving: Medium
Equipment Operation & Maintenance: Medium
Math & Science Skills: Medium
Technology Design & Control: Medium
Leadership: High

Workplace at a Glance

The level of different environmental factors you would experience on the job.

Responsibility: High
Exposure to Job Hazards: Medium
Physical Activity: High
Decision Making: High
Repetitiveness: Medium
Level of Competition: Medium
Time Pressure: High

Business Breakdown

The different sectors people in this career currently work in.

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Military Breakdown

The number of people who currently hold this career in the Military.

162 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers in the Military

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