Service Clerk Salary

Average Service Clerks in the United States make around $10.26 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. There are more female Service Clerks who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 67 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, about two-fifths are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by approximately one-half. Most Service Clerks report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$25,295 - $51,651
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MEDIAN: $34,850
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$7.99 - $18.33
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$0$51K
Salary $25,295 - $51,651
Bonus $4,913
Total Pay (?
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$16,720 - $46,471
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $7.99 - $18.33
Overtime $13.09 - $37.11
Annual Data $0$46K
Bonus $4,913
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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$16,720 - $46,471
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 119

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Job Description for Service Clerk

  • Accurately ring out purchases and confidently resolve pricing issues and answer customer questions.
  • Maintain track of inventory and ensure that merchandise is stocked and appropriately displayed according to company standards.
  • Provide high-quality customer service and ensure that customers leave satisfied with their experience.

Common Career Paths for Service Clerk


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Service Clerks' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Retail Store Assistant Manager. The average Retail Store Assistant Manager brings home $32K per year. It is quite typical for Service Clerks to transition into roles as Certified Pharmacy Technicians or Pharmacy Technicians, where reported median earnings are $4K and $2K higher per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Service Clerk


Salary cannot be beat at Walgreen Co., where median pay comes to $19K. The range seems somewhat confined, however; the lower end sits at $17K, and the higher end is not far away at $26K.

The lowest salaries can be found at Walgreen's Pharmacy — median pay is $17K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $16K and only reaching $24K.

Popular Skills for Service Clerk


Service Clerks only report a few specific skills. Most notably, facility with Customer Relations and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 59 percent and 37 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Cash Handling and Customer Service. Most people familiar with Customer Service also know Cash Handling.

Pay by Experience Level for Service Clerk

Pay by Experience for a Service Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Service Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 93 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Service Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Service Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 32 salaries. A Service Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 12 salaries.

Service Clerk Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Service Clerk?

Service Clerk in Georgetown:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Relating with customers. Making new friends.
Cons: Too many hours on my feet without a break.

Service Clerk in Elk Grove:
"Great environment."
Pros: The people are great to work with and great work environment.
Cons: I wish we could get more raises more frequently if our work permited it.

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Key Stats for Service Clerk

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Service Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
▲72%

Experienced
▲42%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$23,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Service Clerk Salaries

Customer Relations
▲59%

Microsoft Word
▲37%

National Average
$23,000


Cash Handling
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 40%
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