Store Associate Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$26,000
$18,000
Min 10%
$26,000
Median 50%
$37,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Vera Bradley
Highest Paying City
Richmond, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
1.5 years
How much does a store associate make?
As a Store Associate in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $26,477 per year or $12.73 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $37,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $18,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Store Associates are Retail companies and Health Care companies. Some of the states with the best Store Associate salaries are Alaska, Maine, California, Oregon, and Washington. The typical tenure for a Store Associate is 1.5 years.

Average Store Associate Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Store Associate in the United States is $26,477 per year or $12.73 per hour. The top city when it comes to Store Associate salaries is Richmond, CA at $32,328 per year. Even an entry-level Store Associate makes $18,000 per year in Richmond, CA. Alaska, Maine, California, Oregon, and Washington are the top 5 highest earning states for Store Associates. North Carolina, West Virginia, and Alabama have the lowest Store Associate salaries.

Map of Store Associate Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Store Associate Salary By Company

If you are a Store Associate, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Most Store Associate jobs are in Retail companies and Retail companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Store Associates are Vera Bradley and Comcast. Companies like Big Lots and Amazon also pay high salaries to their Store Associates.

Store Associate Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Store Associate Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Store Associate can range from $18,476 to $21,498 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.

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$31,305
$31,305
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$31,305
$31,305
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$36,001
$36,001
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$31,305
$31,305
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$31,305
$31,305
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$28,175
$28,175
Lidl
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$32,349
$32,349
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$27,131
$27,131
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$28,175
$28,175
Lidl
Lidl
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04/28/2020
$26,088
$26,088