Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Retail Sales Clerk is $10.47
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Clerks?
An entry-level Retail Sales Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $9.15 based on 5 salaries. An early career Retail Sales Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $9.04 based on 15 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Retail Sales Clerks Do?
Retail sales clerks are responsible for a variety of tasks within retail stores, including operating cash registers, assisting customers, and maintaining a clean and orderly environment. These clerks work primarily in indoor environments and their hours are commensurate with their stores' hours; however, many often work outside of “store” hours to prepare for its opening and closing each day.
Retail sales clerks generally work with a team of other clerks and a team of managers/supervisors. …Read more
- 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.