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Retail Supervisor Courses

A Retail Supervisor manages a team of staff working in a retail store. You might supervise workers in a particular department or be in charge of a team during a shift. Retail Supervisors ensure staff are working effectively and sales targets are being met. You might deal with any problems or difficulties that occur and provide extra assistance with customers when required.

Retail Supervisors should have strong leadership skills and be able to communicate well with their team. Customer service skills are important and you may need good problem solving abilities. Retail Supervisors should be organised and have excellent time management skills.

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Popular Retail Supervisor Courses

There is one course available for people who want to become a Retail Supervisor.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Retail Supervisor earn?

In Australia, a full time Retail Supervisor generally earns $1,250 per week ($65,000 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Retail Supervisor?

There has been a decrease in employment numbers in this industry in recent years. There are currently 170,300 people employed as a Retail Supervisor in Australia compared to 188,800 five years ago. Retail Supervisors may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Retail Supervisor?

If you’re interested in a career as a Retail Supervisor, consider enrolling in a Certificate IV in Small Business Management. You’ll develop the skills to work in a retail environment, with topics including financial management, WHS and compliance and sustainable operations.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within retail operations. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.