The average hourly pay for a Stock Clerk, Retail is $11.58.
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What Do Stock Clerk, Retails Do?
Retail stock clerks are responsible for keeping the shelves and racks of their store stocked with merchandise. Typically, stock clerks work in a store's warehouse or backroom and are often found in big-box retailers, grocery stores, and department stores; however, smaller stores may also employee these clerks. Stock clerks are responsible for receiving shipments of merchandise from manufacturers or corporate warehouses, comparing the shipments to inventory manifests, and unpacking the shipments …Read more
Stock Clerk, Retail Tasks
- Inventory stock items and record data manually or using computer.
- Document discrepancies and adjust errors.
- Deliver incoming stock to various departments.
- Verify, inspect and label incoming orders and store in central supply area.
Job Satisfaction for Stock Clerk, Retail
Popular Employer Salaries for Stock Clerk, Retail
The top respondents for the job title Stock Clerk, Retail are from the companies Nordstrom, Inc., The Kroger Company and Target Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at The Kroger Company where the average pay is $13.96. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Wal-Mart Stores, Inc and Target Corporation, earning around $13.86 and $13.48, respectively. Ross Group, Inc pays the lowest at around $9.17. Meijer, Inc. and Ross Stores, Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.45 and $11.48, respectively.
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What Are Popular Skills for Stock Clerk, Retails?
Skills in Customer Service, Merchandising, Inventory Management and Organizing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cash Handling.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Stock Clerk, Retails?
An entry-level Stock Clerk, Retail with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.20 based on 35 salaries. An early career Stock Clerk, Retail with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.02 based on 144 salaries. A mid-career Stock Clerk, Retail with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.45 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Stock Clerk, Retail with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.11 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Stock Clerk, Retail in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 25.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (24.8% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (20.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (5.0% less), Los Angeles, California (5.0% less) and Las Vegas, Nevada (5.0% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 297 survey responses.