Retail salesperson earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Retail salesperson salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $24,717
Alabama $21,015
Arkansas $21,900
Arizona $24,150
California $23,896
Colorado $25,120
Connecticut $24,309
District of Columbia $30,190
Delaware $23,070
Florida $22,440
Georgia $24,828
Guam $20,090
Hawaii $30,530
Iowa $22,550
Idaho $22,312
Illinois $24,779
Indiana $20,706
Kansas $21,390
Kentucky $25,700
Louisiana $24,640
Massachusetts $25,500
Maryland $27,740
Maine $28,310
Michigan $24,735
Minnesota $24,960
Missouri $26,612
Mississippi $21,870
Montana $24,510
North Carolina $26,190
North Dakota $26,820
Nebraska $23,710
New Hampshire $24,440
New Jersey $29,180
New Mexico $26,309
Nevada $23,990
New York $27,825
Ohio $24,706
Oklahoma $27,940
Oregon $29,772
Pennsylvania $25,525
Puerto Rico $18,380
Rhode Island $31,630
South Carolina $25,597
South Dakota $29,450
Tennessee $27,790
Texas $23,832
Utah $23,480
Virginia $23,470
Virgin Islands $24,450
Vermont $26,450
Washington $29,040
Wisconsin $22,660
West Virginia $21,450
Wyoming $24,260

How do retail salesperson salaries compare to similar careers?

Retail salespeople earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than receptionists but more than cashiers.

Career Median Salary
Receptionist salary $26K
Recreation worker salary $25K
Janitor salary $25K
Housekeeping cleaner salary $25K
Barista salary $25K
Retail salesperson salary $23K
Host and hostess salary $22K
Lifeguard salary $21K
Amusement attendant salary $21K
Cashier salary $21K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)