The average wage for a Counter Clerk is $11.18 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 - $16.82
$8
$11
$17
MEDIAN: $11.18
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50%
90%

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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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$17,313 - $37,311  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.10 - $16.82  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $6.53  
Overtime
$11.97 - $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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$17,313 - $37,311  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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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

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

Key Stats for Counter Clerk

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
046
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Counter Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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