Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Sales Clerk is $10.75
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 $9.73 based on 23 salaries. An early career Sales Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.27 based on 147 salaries. A mid-career Sales …Read more
What Do Sales Clerks Do?
Sales clerks generally hold an entry-level position in retail stores, although any company that sells goods to the general public may have sales clerks. These clerks assist customers, run checkout procedures and cash registers, and generally act as the "faces" that customers associate with a business. The sales clerk must know how to work a cash register and/or point-of-sale (POS) computer system, as well as accurately input any required data on the store’s POS system. The clerk must also be …Read more