Retail Sales Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$33,000
$31,000
Min 10%
$33,000
Median 50%
$35,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
BNP Paribas
Highest Paying City
San Jose, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
2.8 years
How much does a retail sales specialist make?
The national average salary for a Retail Sales Specialist in the United States is $33,159 per year or $15.94 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $35,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $31,000 per year. Most Retail Sales Specialist jobs are in Retail companies and Agriculture companies. California, Alaska, Maine, Oregon, and Washington are some of the states with the best Retail Sales Specialist salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Retail Sales Specialist is 2.8 years.

Average Retail Sales Specialist Salary By Location

Retail Sales Specialists in the US makes an average salary of $33,159 per year or $15.94 per hour. The city with the highest Retail Sales Specialist salary is San Jose, CA at $39,798 per year. Even an entry-level Retail Sales Specialist makes $26,000 per year in San Jose, CA. California, Alaska, Maine, Oregon, and Washington are the states with the highest payscale for Retail Sales Specialists. Georgia, New Hampshire, West Virginia, Alabama, and South Dakota are the lowest earners.

Map of Retail Sales Specialist Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Retail Sales Specialist Salary By Company

If you are a Retail Sales Specialist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Retail companies and Agriculture companies have the most job opportunities for Retail Sales Specialists. BNP Paribas and Fifth Third Bank are the best paying companies for Retail Sales Specialists. Companies like Nebraska Furniture Mart and REI also report very competitive wages for Retail Sales Specialists.

Average Retail Sales Specialist Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Retail Sales Specialist works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Manufacturing companies, Technology companies, and Telecommunication companies tend to have the highest salaries for Retail Sales Specialists. Manufacturing companies pay their Retail Sales Specialists the highest wages, averaging $35,689 per year. Technology companies and Telecommunication companies pay well too, at $34,588 and $34,095, respectively. The types of companies that pay Retail Sales Specialists the least are in the Retail industry, where the average annual salary is $32,321.
Industry
Average Salary
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$35,689
$36k
Technology
Technology
$34,588
$35k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$34,095
$34k
Retail
Retail
$32,321
$32k

Retail Sales Specialist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Retail Sales Specialist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Retail Sales Specialist can range from $23,139 to $26,923 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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.

Recently Added Retail Sales Specialist Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Vita Coco
Vita Coco
Retail Sales Specialist
Retail Sales Specialist
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$33,392
$33,392
Vita Coco
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04/06/2020
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$33,392
$33,392
Vita Coco
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Retail Sales Specialist
03/27/2020
03/27/2020
$31,305
$31,305
Vita Coco
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Retail Sales Specialist
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03/25/2020
03/25/2020
$31,305
$31,305
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03/25/2020
03/25/2020
$31,305
$31,305
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03/11/2020
03/11/2020
$31,305
$31,305
Retail Sales and Service Specialist
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02/27/2020
02/27/2020
$31,305
$31,305
Retail Sales and Service Specialist
Retail Sales and Service Specialist
02/27/2020
02/27/2020
$31,305
$31,305
Bilingual Retail Sales Specialist
Bilingual Retail Sales Specialist
02/19/2020
02/19/2020
$31,305
$31,305
Bilingual Retail Sales Specialist
Bilingual Retail Sales Specialist
02/19/2020
02/19/2020
$31,305
$31,305