The average rate for a Sales Clerk/Cashier is $8.35 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Sales Clerk/Cashier Total Pay (?
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$11,728 - $46,369
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $22,984
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Sales Clerk/Cashier Total Pay (?
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$7.29 - $11.64
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$11,728 - $46,369  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $977  
Profit Sharing
$48.48 - $2,473  
Commission
$0.00 - $3,165  
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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$15,187 - $25,831  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,539
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.29 - $11.64  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.04 - $1.85  
Overtime
$7.11 - $19.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $977  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $3,165  
Profit Sharing
$48.48 - $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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$15,187 - $25,831  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,539
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Clerk/Cashier
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
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Denver
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Houston
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New York
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National Average
$18,000
Fort Worth
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Experience Affects Sales Clerk/Cashier Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$18,000

Skills That Affect Sales Clerk/Cashier Salaries

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Systems Computer/Console Operations
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National Average
$18,000
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Gender
Female
65%
female alumni
 
Male
35%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 31% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 68%
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