Retail Clerk Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$24,000
$18,000
$24,000
$32,000
Retail clerks in the United States make an average salary of $24,628 per year or $11.84 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $18,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $32,000. If you like following the crowd, retail and professional companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out retail, hospitality, and non profits companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Oregon, California, Washington, and Maine provide the highest retail clerk salaries.
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Map of Retail Clerk Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Retail Clerks earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Retail Clerk Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Alaska, Oregon and California, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for retail clerks. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Arkansas, Louisiana, and Georgia.

Average Retail Clerk Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a retail clerk, being employed by a company such as UBS Americas or Fred Meyer would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Meijer and Fifth Third Bank also report highly competitive salaries for retail clerks.

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Retail Clerk Salary History

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Retail Clerk Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a retail clerk can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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