Stock Clerk, Retail Salary

The average Retail Stock Clerk in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $9.93 per hour. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is career duration, followed by the particular city and the particular employer. Male Retail Stock Clerks are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 57 percent of the field. Medical benefits are awarded to just under one in three, and just under one in five earn dental coverage. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$8.22 - $15.07
$8
$9
$15
MEDIAN: $9.93
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.22 - $15.07  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.52  
Overtime
$9.93 - $25.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$250.00  
   
Profit Sharing
$375.00  
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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$17,063 - $32,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 230

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Job Description for Stock Clerk, Retail

Retail stock clerks are responsible for keeping the shelves and racks of their store stocked with merchandise. Typically, stock clerks work in a store's warehouse or backroom and are often found in big-box retailers, grocery stores, and department stores; however, smaller stores may also employee these clerks. Stock clerks are responsible for receiving shipments of merchandise from manufacturers or corporate warehouses, comparing the shipments to inventory manifests, and unpacking the shipments for storage. Accurate counting and inventory helps a store prevent shrink, or loss of goods.

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Stock Clerk, Retail Tasks

  • Inventory stock items and record data manually or using computer.
  • Document discrepancies and adjust errors.
  • Deliver incoming stock to various departments.
  • Verify, inspect and label incoming orders and store in central supply area.

Common Career Paths for Stock Clerk, Retail


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Retail Stock Clerks' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Retail Store Manager. The average Retail Store Manager brings home $41K per year.

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Popular Skills for Stock Clerk, Retail


Job skills reported by Retail Stock Clerks are limited. Most notably, facility with Inventory Control, Shipping, and Organizing are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 57 percent, 16 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Retail. The majority of those who know Customer Service also know Inventory Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Stock Clerk, Retail

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


Retail Stock Clerks with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. During the first five years of their careers, Retail Stock Clerks see a median income of $20K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $22K. Retail Stock Clerks who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $25K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $29K.

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Key Stats for Stock Clerk, Retail

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Stock Clerk, Retail Salaries

Late-Career
▲39%

Experienced
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$21,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Stock Clerk, Retail Salaries

Inventory Control
▲57%

Shipping
▲16%

Organizing
▲5%

National Average
$21,000


Retail
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 68%
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