A Sales Clerk/Cashier earns an average wage of C$11.87 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

C$14,093 - C$36,766
C$14K
C$23K
C$37K
MEDIAN: C$22,800
10%
50%
90%
C$10.45 - C$15.43
C$10
C$12
C$15
MEDIAN: C$11.64
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$36K
Salary C$14,093 - C$36,766
Bonus C$407
Profit Sharing C$895
Commission C$0.00
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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C$21,523 - C$32,243
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16
Hourly Data C$0C$21
Hourly Rate C$10.45 - C$15.43
Hourly Tips C$1.00
Overtime C$14.79 - C$21.92
Annual Data C$0C$32K
Bonus C$407
Commission C$0.00
Profit Sharing C$895
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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C$21,523 - C$32,243
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 204

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Sales Clerk/Cashier


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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Clerk/Cashier

Pay by Experience for a Sales Clerk/Cashier has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Clerk/Cashier with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$24,000 based on 76 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Clerk/Cashier with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$27,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Sales Clerk/Cashier which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$30,000 based on 15 salaries. A Sales Clerk/Cashier with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$28,000 based on 15 salaries.

Sales Clerk/Cashier Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sales Clerk/Cashier?

Sales Clerk/Cashier in Toronto:
Pros: Training the new staff and serving the costumers.
Cons: My manager is not capable to communicate with the staff/costumers and deal with the problems directly. He is ironic and he doesn't work at all.

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Key Stats for Sales Clerk/Cashier

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Sales Clerk/Cashier Salaries

Experienced
▲22%

Late-Career
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
C$24,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 58%