Counter Clerk Salary

The average wage for a Counter Clerk is $11.74 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$19,463 - $40,406
$19K
$35K
$40K
MEDIAN: $34,996
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50%
90%

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$8.10 - $16.93
$8
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $11.74
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,463 - $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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$17,270 - $37,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.10 - $16.93  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $6.60  
Overtime
$11.26 - $21.64  
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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$17,270 - $37,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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Job Description for Counter Clerk

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Counter Clerk

Pay by Experience for a Counter Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Counter Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 51 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Counter Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Counter Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 19 salaries. A Counter Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Counter Clerk

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Counter Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
▲42%

Experienced
▲28%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 43%