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Retail Clerk Salary

$25,415 (USD)

Average Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly

$2,252

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for a Retail Clerk is $25,415 a year and $12 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Retail Clerk is between $20,115 and $29,553. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Retail Clerk. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Receives payments for customer purchases in retail store.
  • Operates cash register, scanners, and computers to itemize and total customer's purchases in grocery, gasoline service stations, department, or other retail establishments.
  • Enters charges for all items, subtracts value of discounts, coupons, or returns, totals bill, accepts payment of cash, personal check, charge and debit card.
Retail Clerk Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Cashiers

Job family population: 3,635,550

Estimated population of Retail Clerk jobs: 836,176

Rate of error: 0.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$29,463
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Retail Clerk Job Listings for United States

Bell Ringers and Retail Clerk
Dec 9
North Charleston, SC, USA
PeopleReady
PeopleReady, North Charleston is currently hiring for over 50 retail positions in the Charleston area. You will be responsible for selling products, merchandise, and services in a retail setting in ...
Retail Clerk/Cashier
Nov 29
Athol, Idaho, USA
Silverwood & Boulder Beach
Operates and is fully accountable for a cash register, making change, and displaying positive interactions with guests. Responsible for stocking shelves and store presentation. STARTING WAGE age 16 ...
Retail Clerk
Nov 23
Park City, UT, USA
Nations Creations Inc
Opening a super beautiful, fun little store on Main Street in Park City. We are looking for someone to assist customers. Company Description 3rd generation family business. We love assisting tourists ...
Retail Clerk
Sep 16
Walker, MI, USA
LaJoy Group
Part-Time Retail Clerk - Walker, MI LaJoy Group is currently seeking a Part-Time Retail Clerk to fill an opening in the Walker, MI area at the Aunt Millie's Bakeries Outlet Store. This position ...
General Store Clerk
Nov 30
North Rim, AZ, USA
Grand Canyon North Rim, L.L.C.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM JOB DUTIES: · High school diploma, general education degree (GED), or equivalent preferred · Prior retail clerk work experience preferred * Six ...

The average pay for a Retail Clerk is $25,415 a year and $12 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Retail Clerk is between $20,115 and $29,553. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Retail Clerk. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Bell Ringers and Retail Clerk
Dec 9
North Charleston, SC, USA
PeopleReady
PeopleReady, North Charleston is currently hiring for over 50 retail positions in the Charleston area. You will be responsible for selling products, merchandise, and services in a retail setting in ...
Retail Clerk/Cashier
Nov 29
Athol, Idaho, USA
Silverwood & Boulder Beach
Operates and is fully accountable for a cash register, making change, and displaying positive interactions with guests. Responsible for stocking shelves and store presentation. STARTING WAGE age 16 ...
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