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Regional Manager

Find out how to become a regional manager and work in the management industry. Discover information on salary, growth, stability and occupational expectations.

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The current average salary of an Regional Manager is $72,000 - 111,000 annually


Regional managers oversee trading and operations for locations within a given region. They work closely with general managers to ensure goals are met. Employment for regional managers to 2019 is expected to remain stable. Employment in this very large occupation fell over the last five years.

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Key skills

Regional managers oversee the work of other managers and control and organise corporate operations over a given geographical area.

  • Plan and manage operational policies and strategies in a given region
  • Delegate responsibilities to other managers to meet company goals
  • Ensure that the required statistical reporting is completed and disseminated as appropriate
  • Oversee and take responsibility for regional quality control and performance management
  • Direct recruitment and training processes in response to company requirements
  • Manage large budgets and be accountable for these

Quick facts

Working as a regional manager will allow you to combine your people skills with your ability to make key decisions and solve problems.

  • Average Hours Worked
    46 full-time hours per week vs. all jobs average of 40 hours
  • Main Industries
    Health care and social assistance; manufacturing; and other industries
  • Average qualification level
    30% Bachelor degree

* All information on this page has been complied using figures from payscale.com.au and the Australian Government's joboutlook.gov.au - all figures are indications only, and are accurate at time of publication. Please do your own research before selecting a course or career.

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