What does a Manager and District Supervisor do?

District managers oversee the operations of multiple stores, work sites, or locations within a specific region. Primary responsibilities include the recruitment and training of store managers, the setting of regional goals and ensuring that the stores they supervise adhere to relevant company and industry regulations.

District managers act as a liaison between area branches and company headquarters and manage operational day-to-day practices. They will coordinate with senior management and report and make recommendations regarding the teams they oversee. They strive to grow market share and improve customer experiences, and they have a passion for excellence when interacting with clients. District managers need a bachelor's degree in related fields including management, finance, public administration, or communications. Some district managers also need retail management experience.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.3 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.7 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

District Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

$76,556 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$49K
Median: $77K
$119K
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Glassdoor Estimated Salary

Manager and District Supervisor Career Path

Learn how to become a Manager and District Supervisor, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

L3
District Manager Supervisor
$76,556/yr
L4
Sales Leader
$58,726/yr
L7
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Manager and District Supervisor Insights

Read what Manager and District Supervisor professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
TNG MerchandisingTNG Merchandising
District Supervisor
Dec. 1, 2019

“9. Merchandiser pay is not competitive; very few if any raises given to them.”

American LandmarkAmerican Landmark
District Manager
Nov. 18, 2019

“Our jobs are never easy but I can say our jobs are fun because of the people next to you.”

State Industrial ProductsState Industrial Products
District Manager
Apr. 15, 2021

“I worked my way thru school and advanced in the mining industry to a production manager making a great income.”

AloricaAlorica
District Specialist
Aug. 17, 2019

“Monthly incentive bonus are nice when you're not being paid enough for your basic expected duties.”

TCC Verizon Authorized RetailerTCC Verizon Authorized Retailer
District Manager
Aug. 5, 2020

“One of the best if not the best pay structure within the industry outside of Corporate doors.”

Meridian RestaurantsMeridian Restaurants
District Manager
May 21, 2020

“Work life balance is challenging at the beginning but gets better as you learn your role.”

PepsiCoPepsiCo
Sales District Leader
Apr. 23, 2021

“The pay is on the higher end but if it were an hourly wage it’s pretty much minimum wage.”

AutoZoneAutoZone
District Manager
Oct. 22, 2019

“This is the only company I have ever worked at in my career where the CEO is so humble and so grounded.”

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