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How much does a Retail Salesperson make in the United States?

Average Retail Salesperson Hourly Wage in the United States

Retail Salespeople earn a median hourly wage of $10.90. Hourly wages typically start from $8.56 and go up to $19.91.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Retail Salesperson Yearly Salary in the United States

Retail Salespeople earn a median salary of $22,680 per year. Salaries typically start from $17,810 and go up to $41,420.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

30%
Full-Time
70%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.4
SCORE
9175
RATINGS
Retail Salespeople average a score of 2.4 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Retail Salespeople in the 1th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Retail Salesperson Earnings by Seniority

Top End Retail Salesperson Earnings

The highest earning Retail Salespeople in the United States earn:

$19.91
an hour
$41,420
per year
Senior Retail Salesperson Earnings

Senior Retail Salespeople in the United States earn:

$14.17
an hour
$29,480
per year
Experienced Retail Salesperson Earnings

Experienced Retail Salespeople in the United States earn:

$10.90
an hour
$22,680
per year
Junior Retail Salesperson Earnings

Junior Retail Salespeople in the United States earn:

$9.33
an hour
$19,410
per year
Starting Retail Salesperson Earnings

Starting Retail Salespeople in the United States earn:

$8.56
an hour
$17,810
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Retail Salesperson salary comparison

Retail Salespeople earn less than 93% percent of Services careers. Retail Salesperson salaries are in the bottom 92% of all careers in the United States.

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Source:

Historical salary for Retail Salespeople in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Retail Salesperson salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Retail Salesperson Salary in North Dakota $12.55 $26,090 # 1
Retail Salesperson Salary in Rhode Island $11.42 $23,760 # 2
Retail Salesperson Salary in Washington $12.49 $25,980 # 3
Retail Salesperson Salary in Vermont $11.78 $24,500 # 4
Retail Salesperson Salary in Oregon $11.85 $24,640 # 5
Retail Salesperson Salary in Wyoming $11.41 $23,740 # 6
Retail Salesperson Salary in South Dakota $11.22 $23,350 # 7
Retail Salesperson Salary in Montana $11.10 $23,100 # 8
Retail Salesperson Salary in New York $10.73 $22,310 # 9
Retail Salesperson Salary in Nebraska $10.89 $22,650 # 10
Retail Salesperson Salary in New Jersey $10.91 $22,700 # 11
Retail Salesperson Salary in Oklahoma $10.47 $21,770 # 12
Retail Salesperson Salary in New Hampshire $11.36 $23,630 # 13
Retail Salesperson Salary in New Mexico $11.19 $23,270 # 14
Retail Salesperson Salary in Texas $10.77 $22,410 # 15
Retail Salesperson Salary in Nevada $11.15 $23,190 # 16
Retail Salesperson Salary in Ohio $10.38 $21,590 # 17
Retail Salesperson Salary in Missouri $10.82 $22,500 # 18
Retail Salesperson Salary in Utah $10.42 $21,670 # 19
Retail Salesperson Salary in Pennsylvania $10.74 $22,350 # 20
Retail Salesperson Salary in Minnesota $10.87 $22,610 # 21
Retail Salesperson Salary in Mississippi $10.39 $21,620 # 22
Retail Salesperson Salary in Tennessee $10.56 $21,960 # 23
Retail Salesperson Salary in Wisconsin $10.13 $21,060 # 24
Retail Salesperson Salary in North Carolina $10.19 $21,200 # 25
Retail Salesperson Salary in Virginia $10.71 $22,280 # 26
Retail Salesperson Salary in South Carolina $10.31 $21,450 # 27
Retail Salesperson Salary in West Virginia $9.71 $20,200 # 28
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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