Retail Associate Salary (United States)

A Retail Associate earns an average wage of $8.68 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Retail Associate Total Pay (?
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$7.44 - $12.21
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.44 - $12.21  
   
Overtime
$10.45 - $21.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $829  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $2,990  
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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$15,463 - $26,447  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 307
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Job Description for Retail Associate
  • Attend special training of products/services to understand the product features, trends or styles of the products/services.
  • Sell the organization's products/services to new or established customers typically via walk-in business.
  • Process payment for products or service, may maintain customer preference records.
  • Assist the customer in selecting products/services, answer questions and check for stock and availability.
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Experience Affects Retail Associate Salaries

National Average
$18,000

Skills That Affect Retail Associate Salaries

Cash Handling
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National Average
$18,000
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Cashier
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Gender
Female
69%
female alumni
 
Male
31%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 29%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 60%
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