Sales Clerk Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$17,000
$7,000
$17,000
$39,000
Sales clerks in the United States make an average salary of $17,698 per year or $8.51 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $7,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $39,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Iowa provide the highest sales clerk salaries.
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Map of Sales Clerk Salaries

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

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Average Sales Clerk Salary By Location

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

Average Sales Clerk Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a sales clerk, working for Giant Eagle or Hawaii Pacific Health might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Advance Auto Parts and Catholic Health Initiatives report highly competitive salaries for sales clerks.

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Sales Clerk Salary History

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Sales Clerk Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a sales 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.

Recently Added Sales Clerk Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
TPI Staffing
TPI Staffing
Bilingual Sales Clerk/Retail
Bilingual Sales Clerk/Retail
Bilingual Sales Clerk/Retail
07/24/2020
07/24/2020
$29,218
$29,218
07/24/2020
Minnesota City Jobs
Minnesota City Jobs
Liquor Store Sales Clerk
Liquor Store Sales Clerk
Liquor Store Sales Clerk
07/22/2020
07/22/2020
$25,044
$25,044
07/22/2020
Goodwill Industries Vocational Enterprises, Inc.
Goodwill Industries Vocational Enterprises, Inc.
Sales Clerk
Sales Clerk
Sales Clerk
07/08/2020
07/08/2020
$20,870
$20,870
07/08/2020
Retail Sales Clerk/Cashier
Retail Sales Clerk/Cashier
07/07/2020
07/07/2020
$20,870
$20,870
07/07/2020
Sales Clerk NF
Sales Clerk NF
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$18,783
$18,783
06/28/2020
Sales Clerk NF
Sales Clerk NF
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$22,957
$22,957
06/28/2020
Sales Clerk (Starbucks)
Sales Clerk (Starbucks)
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$27,131
$27,131
06/28/2020
Blue Moon
Blue Moon
Sales Clerk
Sales Clerk
Sales Clerk
06/26/2020
06/26/2020
$18,783
$18,783
06/26/2020
Sales Clerk
Sales Clerk
06/15/2020
06/15/2020
$16,696
$16,696
06/15/2020
Retail Sales Clerk/Cashier
Retail Sales Clerk/Cashier
06/11/2020
06/11/2020
$20,870
$20,870
06/11/2020