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Counter and Rental Clerk and Parts Salesperson Salary Information

The salary statistics of counter and rental clerks and parts salespersons are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of counter and rental clerks and parts salespersons in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of counter and rental clerks and parts salespersons within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The counter and rental clerks and parts salespersons annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Counter and Rental Clerk and Parts Salesperson Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,740
25th Percentile Wage
$21,640
50th Percentile Wage
$27,130
75th Percentile Wage
$36,590
90th Percentile Wage
$49,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for counter and rental clerks and parts salespersons. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) counter and rental clerks and parts salespersons is $49,050. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $27,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,740. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 161% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of counter and rental clerks and parts salespersons from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$27,130
0.37% 7.67%
2016
$27,030
3.22% -
2015
$26,160
1.99% -
2014
$25,640
1.60% -
2013
$25,230
0.71% -
2012
$25,050
- -

Table 2. Counter and Rental Clerk and Parts Salesperson Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of counter and rental clerks and parts salespersons in 18 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for counter and rental clerks and parts salespersons occupations is the mining sector with an annual salary $36,220. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $21,870).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Mining
$36,220
Wholesale Trade
$35,880
Federal, State, and Local Government
$32,580
Information
$31,010
Construction
$30,500
Manufacturing
$30,160
Health Care and Social Assistance
$29,060
Retail Trade
$27,560
Transportation and Warehousing
$27,530
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$27,150
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$26,580
Finance and Insurance
$26,020
Educational Services
$25,540
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$24,750
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$24,440
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$23,520
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$21,990
Accommodation and Food Services
$21,870



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