How much does a Retail Sales Associate make in the United States?
Average base salary
The average salary for a retail sales associate is $12.60 per hour in the United States and $10,000 commission per year.
Most common benefits
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
Best-paid skills and qualifications for retail sales associates
The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 90.00% since 2018. Retail Sales Associates with this skill earn +45.19% more than the average base salary, which is $12.60 per hour.
Top companies hiring retail sales associates with the recommended skill
More critical skills and qualifications that pay well
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32% of Retail sales associates in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area
Frequently asked questions
How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a retail sales associate?
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