How much does a Department Manager make?

Updated 20 Sep 2021
$61,597 /yr
Average Base Pay

179 salaries

$51K

Low

$62K

Average

$85K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Department Manager is $61,597 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see Department Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 179 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Department Manager employees.

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Coles
3.7

Coles

Department Manager

$68,900

 /yr
Range: $50K - $90K
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$50K

$90K

$50,000 - $90,000 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Department Manager

$55,000

 /yr
Range: $44K - $60K

$44K

$60K

$43,798 - $60,000 Range

H&M
3.6

H&M

Department Manager

$55,000

 /yr
Range: $51K - $65K

$51K

$65K

$51,000 - $65,427 Range

Woolworths Group
3.8

Woolworths Group

Department Manager

$66,000

 /yr
Range: $51K - $75K

$51K

$75K

$51,294 - $75,000 Range

Target Australia
3.5

Target Australia

Department Manager

$68,250

 /yr
Range: $58K - $73K

$58K

$73K

$58,200 - $72,500 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Department Manager - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $18 - $28

$18

$28

$18 - $28 Range

Zara
3.5

Zara

Department Manager

$60,011

 /yr
Range: $55K - $137K

$55K

$137K

$55,000 - $136,500 Range

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Kmart
3.4

Kmart

Department Manager

$69,133

 /yr
Range: $58K - $76K

$58K

$76K

$58,000 - $75,600 Range

Bunnings Warehouse
4.1

Bunnings Warehouse

Department Manager

$70,000

 /yr
Range: $62K - $76K

$62K

$76K

$62,000 - $76,331 Range

Retailworld Resourcing
4

Retailworld Resourcing

Department Manager

$64,788

 /yr
Range: $55K - $75K

$55K

$75K

$55,000 - $75,395 Range

Cotton On
3.6

Cotton On

Department Manager

$55,000

 /yr
Range: $55K - $55K

$55K

$55K

$55,000 - $55,000 Range

Toys "R" Us
3.7

Toys "R" Us

Department Manager

$61,061

 /yr
Range: $54K - $64K

$54K

$64K

$53,900 - $64,399 Range

Big W
3.7

Big W

Department Manager
About 

$61K -$79K

$61K

$79K

$60,657 - $79,336 Range

Officeworks
3.7

Officeworks

Department Manager
About 

$57K -$66K

$57K

$66K

$57,122 - $66,390 Range

Spotlight (Australia)
3.1

Spotlight (Australia)

Department Manager
About 

$51K -$62K

$51K

$62K

$50,538 - $62,321 Range

Costco Wholesale
4.1

Costco Wholesale

Department Manager
About 

$49K -$99K

$49K

$99K

$49,331 - $99,072 Range

Sephora
3.8

Sephora

Department Manager
About 

$39K -$55K

$39K

$55K

$39,240 - $54,883 Range

Romeo's Retail Group

Department Manager
About 

$42K -$62K

$42K

$62K

$42,136 - $62,344 Range

Coles
3.7

Coles

Department Manager - Hourly
About 

$24 -$26

 hourly

$24

$26

$24 - $26 Range

University of Melbourne
4.2

University of Melbourne

Department Manager
About 

$146K -$157K

$146K

$157K

$145,764 - $157,392 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Department Manager salaries

The national average salary for a Department Manager is $61,597 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see a Department Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 179 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Department Manager employees.

The highest salary for a Department Manager in Australia is $84,604 per year.

The lowest salary for a Department Manager in Australia is $51,479 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent department manager salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$70,000
per year
A Deli Manager in the Brisbane Area area reported making $70,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Brisbane Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$64,000
per year
A Department Manager in the Sydney Area area reported making $64,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$60,000
per year
A Department Manager in the Sydney Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$53,432
per year
A Department Manager in the Perth Area area reported making $53,432 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Perth Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$78,512
per year
A Department Manager in the Brisbane Area area reported making $78,512 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Brisbane Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$60,000
per year
A Department Manager in the Sydney Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$66,000
per year
A Department Manager in the Perth Area area reported making $66,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Perth Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment