Average Sales Clerk Hourly Pay

$10.34
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$500
Bonus
$300
Commission
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The average hourly pay for a Sales Clerk is $10.34.
10%
$8.05
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$10.34
90%
$14.87
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $15
Bonus
$20 - $2,043
Commission
$0 - $4,000
Total Pay
$16,844 - $32,239
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What Do Sales Clerks Do?

Job Satisfaction for Sales Clerk

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What Are Popular Skills for Sales Clerks?

Skills in Customer Service, Cash Handling, Sales, Retail and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sales Clerks?

An entry-level Sales Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $9.69 based on 29 salaries. An early career Sales Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.09 based on 177 salaries. A mid-career Sales Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.94 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Sales Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.28 based on 78 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $11.
Employees with Sales Clerk in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 35.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (21.1% more) and Los Angeles, California (6.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (14.1% less), Atlanta, Georgia (13.0% less) and Houston, Texas (7.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 388 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.5%
Early Career
45.6%
Mid Career
16.0%
Experienced
20.1%
Late Career
10.8%