Retail Sales Clerk Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Retail Sales Clerk is $9.41 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Retail Sales Clerk Total Pay (?
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$7.82 - $12.47
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.82 - $12.47  
   
Overtime
$7.32 - $18.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,027  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,089  
Total Pay (?
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$16,440 - $26,493  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 178
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Job Description for Retail Sales Clerk
  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Clerk
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Retail Sales Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$20,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Clerk Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 2%
National Average
$20,000
Sales
up arrow 7%
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Gender
Female
69%
female alumni
 
Male
31%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 29% dental benefits Dental: 19%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 71%
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