Entry-Level Retail Associate Salary

Entry-Level Retail Associates take home an average $9.33 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. More than half of Entry-Level Retail Associates (67 percent) survey participants are women. Roughly a fifth report receiving medical coverage from their employers and approximately one-seventh collect dental insurance. Most Entry-Level Retail Associates are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$12,080 - $59,598
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$28K
$60K
MEDIAN: $28,000
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$7.89 - $11.18
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MEDIAN: $9.33
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$0$59K
Salary $12,080 - $59,598
Bonus $97.87 - $2,860
Profit Sharing $406.95
Commission $0.00 - $2,473
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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$16,436 - $24,564
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$18
Hourly Rate $7.89 - $11.18
Hourly Tips $0.66
Overtime $5.30 - $18.93
Annual Data $0$24K
Bonus $97.87 - $2,860
Commission $0.00 - $2,473
Profit Sharing $406.95
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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$16,436 - $24,564
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 405

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Dominating the field, Ross Stores, Inc, Ross Group, Inc, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, JCPenney, and Fred Meyer Inc are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Entry-Level Retail Associates. Those at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $21K.

Key Stats for Retail Associate

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 64 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
7%
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Skills That Affect Retail Associate Salaries

Sales
▲1%

National Average
$20,000


Retail
▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 75%
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