Entry-Level Retail Associate Salary

Entry-Level Retail Associates take home an average $9.35 per hour. Geographic location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Close to one-fifth report receiving medical coverage from their employers and about a seventh collect dental insurance. The majority of Entry-Level Retail Associates (68 percent) who took the survey are women. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$12,080 - $59,598
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$28K
$60K
MEDIAN: $28,000
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$7.85 - $11.50
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MEDIAN: $9.47
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$0$59K
Salary $12,080 - $59,598
Bonus $50.08 - $3,900
Profit Sharing $406.95
Commission $0.00 - $5,872
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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$16,363 - $25,598
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $7.85 - $11.50
Hourly Tips $0.66
Overtime $9.29 - $20.39
Annual Data $0$25K
Bonus $50.08 - $3,900
Commission $0.00 - $5,872
Profit Sharing $406.95
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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$16,363 - $25,598
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 403

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Popular Employer Salaries for Retail Associate


Entry-Level Retail Associates flock to Ross Stores, Inc, Ross Group, Inc, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, JCPenney, and Fred Meyer Inc, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Entry-Level Retail Associates seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, where the average salary comes to $21K.

Key Stats for Retail Associate

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
7%
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Skills That Affect Retail Associate Salaries

Sales
▼0%

National Average
$20,000


Retail
▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 75%
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