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How Much Does a Store Worker Earn In The United States?

Average Yearly Salary
Updated December 31, 2020
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Store workers in the United States make an average salary of $20,359 per year or $9.79 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $13,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $30,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Hawaii, California, North Dakota, and Massachusetts provide the highest store worker salaries.
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Where Store Workers Earn The Most

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

Average Salary

How Much Do Store Workers Earn In Different Cities?

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a store worker is roughly $20,359 per year, which boils down to $9.79 per hour. Interestingly enough, store workers have the highest salaries in Kaneohe, HI at about $37,192 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Kaneohe, HI is $34,000. Additionally, store workers make more than the average salary in Grand Forks, ND, Los Angeles, CA, Burlington, MA, Provo, UT, and Leavenworth, KS. On a more broad level, store worker salaries are highest in Alaska, Hawaii, California, North Dakota, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Washington. On the contrary, Indiana, Arkansas, and Ohio offer the lowest store worker salaries.
City
Average Salary

Kaneohe, HI

Salary Range35k - 38k$37k$37,192

Grand Forks, ND

Salary Range30k - 43k$37k$36,697

Los Angeles, CA

Salary Range29k - 42k$35k$35,211

Burlington, MA

Salary Range29k - 41k$35k$34,575

Provo, UT

Salary Range25k - 37k$31k$30,798

Leavenworth, KS

Salary Range19k - 30k$24k$24,239

Fort Hood, TX

Salary Range18k - 30k$24k$23,577

Alexandria, VA

Salary Range18k - 30k$23k$23,376

Goose Creek, SC

Salary Range17k - 29k$23k$23,177

Joplin, MO

Salary Range18k - 29k$23k$23,095
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$43k

High Paying Store Worker Jobs

Which Companies Pay Store Workers The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Hormel Foods and Defense Commissary Agency as they offer the highest salaries for store workers.
Company
Average Salary
Hormel Foods
Salary Range35k - 41k$38k$38,231
Defense Commissary Agency
Salary Range34k - 37k$36k$35,946
Coen Co
Salary Range33k - 37k$35k$35,283
University of California Press
Salary Range30k - 32k$31k$31,344
Brigham Young University
Salary Range27k - 30k$29k$29,202
Wegmans Food Markets
Salary Range28k - 30k$29k$29,027
UnityPoint Health
Salary Range26k - 30k$29k$28,569
Thorntons
Salary Range25k - 28k$27k$26,975
ASRC Federal
Salary Range23k - 28k$26k$25,606
Challenge Unlimited
Salary Range22k - 25k$24k$24,191
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$41k

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    How Experience Affects Store Worker Salaries

    The salary for a store worker 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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    $20,056
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    $29,218
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    Fort Indiantown Gap, PA
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    $21,705
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    Fort Indiantown Gap, PA
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    $21,705
    $21,705
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