Retail salesperson earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Retail salesperson salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New Hampshire $25,142
New Mexico $24,980
Maine $25,003
District of Columbia $24,560
Nebraska $24,030
Idaho $22,108
Iowa $22,996
Hawaii $23,233
Connecticut $24,562
Nevada $23,301
Kansas $21,309
Alabama $21,124
Colorado $22,461
Kentucky $21,051
Oklahoma $20,856
Arkansas $20,895
Oregon $23,048
Massachusetts $23,384
Louisiana $20,837
Washington $22,903
Utah $20,963
New Jersey $22,164
New York $22,299
North Carolina $20,655
Minnesota $21,884
California $22,872
Maryland $21,778
Arizona $21,726
Missouri $20,564
South Carolina $20,298
Illinois $21,137
Wisconsin $20,271
Georgia $20,222
Tennessee $20,101
Indiana $20,165
Virginia $20,138
Ohio $20,699
Pennsylvania $19,948
Michigan $21,087
Rhode Island $21,400
Florida $19,599
Texas $19,415
Delaware $18,720
Mississippi $16,640

How do retail salesperson salaries compare to similar careers?

Retail salespeople earn 16% less than similar careers in Oklahoma. On average, they make less than customer service representatives but more than receptionists.

Career Median Salary
Customer service representative salary $27K
Administrative assistant salary $27K
Teller salary $26K
Food server salary $22K
Cashier salary $20K
Retail salesperson salary $21K
Receptionist salary $24K