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What is the average salary for Retail Salespeople in the United States?

Retail Salespeople earn an average hourly wage of $12.38. Hourly wages typically start from $8.19 and go up to $18.89. Retail Salespeople earn an average salary of $25,760 per year. Salaries typically start from $17,030 and go up to $39,300.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Retail Salespeople in the United States earn:

$18.89 an hour $39,300 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Retail Salespeople in the United States earn:

$13.54 an hour $28,170 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Retail Salespeople in the United States earn:

$10.29 an hour $21,390 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Retail Salespeople in the United States earn:

$8.85 an hour $18,400 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Retail Salespeople in the United States earn:

$8.19 an hour $17,030 per year

Historical salary for Retail Salespeople in the United States

Retail Salesperson salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Retail Salesperson Salary in North Dakota $14.05 $29,220 # 1
Retail Salesperson Salary in Washington $13.96 $29,040 # 2
Retail Salesperson Salary in Vermont $13.48 $28,030 # 3
Retail Salesperson Salary in District of Columbia $13.34 $27,750 # 4
Retail Salesperson Salary in Colorado $13.28 $27,620 # 5
Retail Salesperson Salary in Rhode Island $13.25 $27,560 # 6
Retail Salesperson Salary in Montana $13.24 $27,540 # 7
Retail Salesperson Salary in New Jersey $13.11 $27,270 # 8
Retail Salesperson Salary in Alaska $13.10 $27,250 # 9
Retail Salesperson Salary in Connecticut $13.09 $27,230 # 10
Retail Salesperson Salary in Wyoming $13.03 $27,100 # 11
Retail Salesperson Salary in California $12.98 $27,010 # 12
Retail Salesperson Salary in Nevada $12.88 $26,790 # 13
Retail Salesperson Salary in Oregon $12.83 $26,690 # 14
Retail Salesperson Salary in New York $12.75 $26,510 # 15
Retail Salesperson Salary in Utah $12.70 $26,420 # 16
Retail Salesperson Salary in Massachusetts $12.62 $26,240 # 17
Retail Salesperson Salary in Pennsylvania $12.54 $26,070 # 18
Retail Salesperson Salary in South Dakota $12.52 $26,030 # 19
Retail Salesperson Salary in Delaware $12.50 $26,000 # 20
Retail Salesperson Salary in Texas $12.48 $25,950 # 21
Retail Salesperson Salary in Oklahoma $12.44 $25,870 # 22
Retail Salesperson Salary in Illinois $12.43 $25,850 # 23
Retail Salesperson Salary in Kansas $12.40 $25,780 # 24
Retail Salesperson Salary in Hawaii $12.39 $25,770 # 25
Retail Salesperson Salary in Idaho $12.38 $25,750 # 26
Retail Salesperson Salary in New Hampshire $12.35 $25,690 # 27
Retail Salesperson Salary in Iowa $12.34 $25,670 # 28
Retail Salesperson Salary in Tennessee $12.31 $25,610 # 29
Retail Salesperson Salary in Alabama $12.23 $25,430 # 30
Retail Salesperson Salary in Maryland $12.14 $25,260 # 31
Retail Salesperson Salary in Maine $12.08 $25,130 # 32
Retail Salesperson Salary in New Mexico $12.08 $25,120 # 33
Retail Salesperson Salary in Nebraska $12.04 $25,050 # 34
Retail Salesperson Salary in North Carolina $12.04 $25,050 # 35
Retail Salesperson Salary in Ohio $12.00 $24,960 # 36
Retail Salesperson Salary in Virginia $11.95 $24,850 # 37
Retail Salesperson Salary in Michigan $11.91 $24,770 # 38
Retail Salesperson Salary in Florida $11.88 $24,710 # 39
Retail Salesperson Salary in Arizona $11.87 $24,700 # 40
Retail Salesperson Salary in Indiana $11.84 $24,630 # 41
Retail Salesperson Salary in Georgia $11.84 $24,620 # 42
Retail Salesperson Salary in Missouri $11.83 $24,600 # 43
Retail Salesperson Salary in Wisconsin $11.79 $24,520 # 44
Retail Salesperson Salary in Kentucky $11.76 $24,470 # 45
Retail Salesperson Salary in Louisiana $11.73 $24,410 # 46
Retail Salesperson Salary in Arkansas $11.73 $24,400 # 47
Retail Salesperson Salary in Minnesota $11.60 $24,130 # 48
Retail Salesperson Salary in Mississippi $11.58 $24,080 # 49
Retail Salesperson Salary in South Carolina $11.52 $23,960 # 50
Retail Salesperson Salary in West Virginia $11.16 $23,200 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics