Average Mid-Career Retail Associates make around $9.65 per hour. Most Mid-Career Retail Associates survey respondents are women (74 percent). Medical and dental benefits are awarded to one in four, and approximately one-sixth earn vision coverage. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$17,486 - $43,000
(Median)
$
$19K
$
MEDIAN: $19,440
50%

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$8.23 - $13.28
(Median)
$8
$9
$13
MEDIAN: $9.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$19,440  
   
Bonus
$600  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$17,092 - $29,838  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.23 - $13.28  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$12.69 - $20.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$600  
   
Commission
$0.00  
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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$17,092 - $29,838  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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Skills That Affect Retail Associate Salaries

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National Average
$20,000

Retail
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
medical benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 70%
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