Retail Sales Staff Salary in the United States

How much does a Retail Sales Staff make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Retail Sales Staff in the United States is $14 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $12 and $16. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Responsible for selling goods and assisting customers on the selling floor. Provides suggestions and product information based on customers' needs. Maintains a thorough, up to date knowledge of products, sales and promotions. May help with store opening and closing procedures. Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor. Works under moderate supervision. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Typically requires 1-3 years of related experience, or may need 0 years of experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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    Retail Store Customer Service Representative

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    Retail Sales Staff

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    Retail Third Keyholder

    2 - 5 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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