The average wage for a Counter Clerk is $11.38 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$24,190 - $40,406
(Median)
$24K
$35K
$40K
MEDIAN: $34,995
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50%
90%

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$8.20 - $16.98
(Median)
$8
$11
$17
MEDIAN: $11.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$24,190 - $40,406  
   
Bonus
$13,000  
Commission
$4,750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$17,509 - $37,519  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.20 - $16.98  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$11.92 - $21.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$13,000  
   
Commission
$4,750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$17,509 - $37,519  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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Job Description for Counter Clerk

  • Handle phone interactions with customers, suppliers, vendors and marketing.
  • Enter items into databases, search for items and identify locations.
  • Greet customers, assist them with questions and purchases and act as an expert in merchandise.
  • Accept and unpack shipments, updating inventory.

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Pay by Experience Level for Counter Clerk

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Counter Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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