62010 – Retail sales supervisors

Broad Occupation Category

6 – Sales and service occupations


2 – Occupations usually require a college diploma or apprenticeship training of two or more years; or supervisory occupations

Major Group

62 – Retail sales and service supervisors and specialized occupations in sales and services

Broad Occupation Category

620 – Retail sales and service supervisors

Broad Occupation Category

6201 – Retail sales supervisors

Retail sales supervisors supervise and coordinate the activities of workers in the following unit groups: Retail salespersons and visual merchandisers (64100), Cashiers (65100), Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers (65102) and Other sales related occupations (65109). They are employed by stores and other retail businesses, wholesale businesses that sell on a retail basis to the public, rental service establishments and businesses involved in door-to-door soliciting and telemarketing.

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Example Titles

  • Department store supervisor

  • Head cashier

  • Liquor store supervisor

  • Produce department supervisor

  • Rental service supervisor

  • Retail sales route supervisor

  • Telemarketing supervisor

Main Duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Supervise and coordinate sales staff and cashiers

  • Assign sales workers to duties and prepare work schedules

  • Authorize payments and the return of merchandise

  • Resolve issues that may arise, including customer requests, complaints and supply shortages

  • Maintain specified inventory and order merchandise

  • Prepare reports regarding sales volumes, merchandising and personnel matters

  • Hire and train or arrange for the training of new sales staff and monitor and report on performance

  • Ensure the visual standards and image of the store are maintained, such as store displays, signage and cleanliness

  • May perform the same duties as workers supervised

  • May perform key holding and managerial duties if required, such as opening and closing the store, managing escalated complaints, developing and implementing marketing strategies, and signing for deliveries.

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.

  • Previous retail sales experience as a retail salesperson or sales clerk, cashier, telemarketer, door-to-door salesperson or rental agent is usually required.