Retail Sales Associate salary in the United States

Average salary
$25,500/yr
Based on 36,136 income tax records
$16,000
$48,000
Age:
Average salary by age
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$27K
$16,000
$48,000
How much do Retail Sales Associates make?
The average total salary for a Retail Sales Associate is $25,500 per year. This is based on data from 36,136 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Retail Sales Associate and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Retail Sales Associate salary can vary between $16,000 to $48,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Retail Sales Associate salary by location

Retail Sales Associate salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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T-Mobile, Harris County, TX
10 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$38K – $58K
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Trader Joe's, Orange County, CA
10 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$28K – $61K
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Apple, Los Angeles County, CA
13 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$27K – $56K
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Home Depot, King County, WA
11 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$23K – $43K
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Kroger 701, King County, WA
44 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$17K – $53K
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Costco Wholesale, San Diego County, CA
15 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$18K – $54K
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Lowe's, Los Angeles County, CA
14 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$24K – $45K
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Kroger, Hamilton County, OH
10 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$19K – $48K
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Nordstrom, Orange County, CA
12 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$19K – $49K
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Walmart, Pierce County, WA
10 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$22K – $37K
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H‑E‑B, Williamson County, TX
12 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$21K – $40K
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Kroger 034, Harris County, TX
14 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$17K – $40K
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Ralphs Grocery Company 703, Los Angeles County, CA
11 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$21K – $59K
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Publix Super Markets, Brevard County, FL
12 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$20K – $34K
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Kroger 011, Franklin County, OH
11 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$22K – $39K
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Target, Santa Clara County, CA
11 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$22K – $37K
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Meijer, Kent County, MI
10 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$22K – $33K
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Frys Food Drug Stores 660, Maricopa County, AZ
40 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$17K – $40K
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Recreational Equipment, King County, WA
10 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$18K – $38K
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Ross Stores, Los Angeles County, CA
14 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$19K – $33K
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Safeway, Maricopa County, AZ
13 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$18K – $35K
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Macy's, Los Angeles County, CA
14 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$15K – $40K
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Dillon Companies 620, Sedgwick County, KS
12 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$20K – $39K
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Goodwill Industries International, Los Angeles County, CA
10 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$18K – $31K
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Best Buy, Maricopa County, AZ
10 income tax records
$19,500/yr
$17K – $37K
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Marshalls, Los Angeles County, CA
10 income tax records
$19,500/yr
$15K – $33K

Retail Sales Associate demographics in United States

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83% are single
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17% are married
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18% have kids
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16% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Retail Sales Associates in United States

36,136 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a retail sales associate in the United States is $25,500 per year. Retail sales associate salaries in the United States can vary between $16,000 to $48,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 36,136 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as retail sales associate.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for retail sales associates in the United States: T-Mobile ($51,500 a year), Trader Joe's ($39,500 a year), and Apple ($37,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for retail sales associates in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($30,500 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($29,000 a year), and Seattle Metro Area, WA ($29,000 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.