Retail Associate salary in the United States

Average salary
$28,000/yr
Based on 99,308 income tax records
$16,000
$63,000
Age:
Average salary by age
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26-35
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$29K
 
$32K
 
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$29K
$16,000
$63,000
How much do Retail Associates make?
The average total salary for a Retail Associate is $28,000 per year. This is based on data from 99,308 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Retail Associate and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Retail Associate salary can vary between $16,000 to $63,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Retail Associate salary by location

Retail Associate salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Apple, San Francisco County, CA
12 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$41K – $87K
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Costco Wholesale, Collin County, TX
15 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$23K – $66K
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Menard, Eau Claire County, WI
11 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$24K – $84K
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Trader Joe's, Multnomah County, OR
11 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$36K – $66K
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Lowe's, Charleston County, SC
11 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$27K – $58K
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Whole Foods Market, Middlesex County, MA
12 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$30K – $81K
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Dillon Companies 620, Arapahoe County, CO
21 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$23K – $56K
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Ralphs Grocery Company 703, Orange County, CA
13 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$29K – $76K
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Kroger 701, Fairbanks North Star County, AK
12 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$21K – $59K
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Safeway, Kitsap County, WA
11 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$21K – $59K
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Nordstrom, King County, WA
24 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$19K – $165K
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Home Depot, Middlesex County, NJ
15 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$18K – $76K
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Walmart, Livingston County, LA
10 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$16K – $72K
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SFM Mutual Insurance, San Diego County, CA
11 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$22K – $64K
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Albertsons, Riverside County, CA
12 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$17K – $64K
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Best Buy, Miami-Dade County, FL
10 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$19K – $66K
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The Stop & Shop Supermarket, Middlesex County, MA
11 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$33K – $59K
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Wegmans Food Markets, Montgomery County, PA
12 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$24K – $66K
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Publix Super Markets, St. Lucie County, FL
10 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$26K – $72K
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Kroger 011, Franklin County, OH
40 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$20K – $59K
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Kroger 034, Dallas County, TX
12 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$20K – $50K
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Target, Cherokee County, GA
10 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$19K – $62K
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H‑E‑B, Hays County, TX
12 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$24K – $94K
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Hannaford Bros., York County, ME
18 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$19K – $76K
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DeMoulas Super Markets, Hillsborough County, NH
10 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$17K – $78K
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Hy-Vee, Johnson County, KS
12 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$21K – $107K
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Walgreen, Clark County, NV
12 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$23K – $77K
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Kroger, Butler County, OH
10 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$24K – $45K
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THE GIANT, Bucks County, PA
12 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$21K – $72K
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Frys Food Drug Stores 660, Davis County, UT
10 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$27K – $64K
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IKEA, Los Angeles County, CA
11 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$27K – $53K
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Nike, Kings County, NY
11 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$27K – $62K
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Circle K, Maricopa County, AZ
11 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$23K – $71K
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CVS, Maricopa County, AZ
16 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$27K – $67K
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Macy's, Bronx County, NY
10 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$21K – $51K
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H&M Group, Los Angeles County, CA
11 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$17K – $49K
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Wawa, Montgomery County, PA
14 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$17K – $63K
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Kwik Trip, Dane County, WI
11 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$19K – $50K
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Hobby Lobby, Tarrant County, TX
10 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$28K – $41K
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Food Lion, Mecklenburg County, NC
10 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$18K – $43K
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Starbucks, Los Angeles County, CA
15 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$17K – $41K
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TOPS, Erie County, NY
12 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$23K – $37K
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Stater Bros. Markets, San Bernardino County, CA
14 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$20K – $46K
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Autozoners, Maricopa County, AZ
10 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$18K – $48K
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Keystone Paying Agent, Orange County, FL
14 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$18K – $44K
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Harris Teeter, Wake County, NC
15 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$17K – $63K
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Meijer, Ottawa County, MI
11 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$17K – $69K
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Giant Eagle, Cuyahoga County, OH
17 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$17K – $59K
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Goodwill Industries International, Los Angeles County, CA
20 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$17K – $30K
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Academy Sports + Outdoors, Harris County, TX
28 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$16K – $74K

Retail Associate demographics in United States

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78% are single
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22% are married
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23% have kids
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21% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Retail Associates in United States

99,308 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a retail associate in the United States is $28,000 per year. Retail associate salaries in the United States can vary between $16,000 to $63,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 99,308 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as retail associate.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for retail associates in the United States: Apple ($75,000 a year), Costco Wholesale ($58,000 a year), and Menard ($49,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for retail associates in the United States: Bremerton Metro Area, WA ($33,000 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($33,000 a year), and Seattle Metro Area, WA ($32,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.