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Sales Clerk/Cashier Salary

The average rate for a Sales Clerk/Cashier is $8.71 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Sales Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$12,023 - $49,205
(Median)
$12K
$24K
$49K
MEDIAN: $23,996
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$7.36 - $12.88
(Median)
$7
$8
$13
MEDIAN: $8.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$12,023 - $49,205  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $926  
Profit Sharing
$39.15 - $5,106  
Commission
$0.00 - $1,226  
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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$15,371 - $29,018  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.36 - $12.88  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03 - $3.33  
Overtime
$4.15 - $22.84  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $926  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $1,226  
Profit Sharing
$39.15 - $5,106  
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).
)
$15,371 - $29,018  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,444

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Job Description for Sales Clerk/Cashier

The primary role of the sales clerk/cashier is facilitating payment for customers at the cash register. The cashier must be trained and familiar with the point-of-sale (POS) hardware and software used by their employer. They must understand all procedures for handling credit cards and checks, and are expected to adhere to the company’s cash-handling policies at all times. The cashier should expect that the cash drawer they work with will be audited regularly during a typical day, and that they will be held accountable for any discovered overages or shortages.

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Sales Clerk/Cashier Tasks

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

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Experience Affects Sales Clerk/Cashier Salaries




National Average
$18,000


Skills That Affect Sales Clerk/Cashier Salaries

Sales Management
up arrow 17%


Retail
up arrow 4%

Systems Computer/Console Operations
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Sales
up arrow 1%

Cash Handling
up arrow 1%

National Average
$18,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 251 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 63%
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