Average Retail Sales Representative Hourly Pay

$12.74
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$4,859
Bonus
$9,000
Commission
$5,000
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Retail Sales Representative is $12.74.
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$9.31
MEDIAN
$12.74
90%
$18.41
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $18
Bonus
$503 - $15,017
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $14,700
Commission
$393 - $24,813
Total Pay
$20,946 - $57,912
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What Do Retail Sales Representatives Do?

Retail Sales Representative Tasks
  • Sell products and services to customers, explaining and demonstrating their advantages.
  • Process sales transactions and handle customer payments.
  • Ensure that paperwork such as contracts or warranties are completed properly.
  • Provide customer service, answering questions and resolving problems.

Job Satisfaction for Retail Sales Representative

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Popular Employer Salaries for Retail Sales Representative

The top respondents for the job title Retail Sales Representative are from the companies Verizon Wireless, AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at PepsiCo Inc where the average pay is $19.92. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Mondelez International, Inc. and The Hershey Company, earning around $17.07 and $16.50, respectively. T-Mobile, Inc. pays the lowest at around $10.72. Verizon Wireless and Advantage also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $12.84 and $13.46, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Retail Sales Representatives?

Skills in Customer Relations and Merchandising are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inside Sales, Cash Handling and Customer Service.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Representatives?

An entry-level Retail Sales Representative with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.89 based on 53 salaries. An early career Retail Sales Representative with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.17 based on 331 salaries. A mid-career Retail Sales Representative with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.26 based on 142 salaries. An experienced Retail Sales Representative with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.85 based on 104 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $13.
Employees with Retail Sales Representative in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 31.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (18.1% more) and New York, New York (15.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (15.6% less) and San Antonio, Texas (13.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 680 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.8%
Early Career
48.7%
Mid Career
20.9%
Experienced
15.3%
Late Career
7.4%