A Retail Sales Assistant earns an average wage of AU$19.16 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$30,299 - AU$50,370
(Median)
AU$30K
AU$40K
AU$50K
MEDIAN: AU$40,307
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50%
90%

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AU$15.79 - AU$23.58
(Median)
AU$16
AU$19
AU$24
MEDIAN: AU$19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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AU$0AU$17KAU$34KAU$51K
Salary
AU$30,299 - AU$50,370  
   
Bonus
AU$101.37 - AU$5,106  
Profit Sharing
AU$500.00  
Commission
AU$0.00 - AU$7,851  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$32,809 - AU$49,670  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 214
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$15.79 - AU$23.58  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.13  
Overtime
AU$1.94 - AU$35.30  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Bonus
AU$101.37 - AU$5,106  
   
Commission
AU$0.00 - AU$7,851  
Profit Sharing
AU$500.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
AU$32,809 - AU$49,670  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,981
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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$40,094

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Retail Sales Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as a Retail Sales Assistant at Telstra Corporation Ltd?

Retail Sales Assistant in Melbourne:
"Has its perks."
Pros: Flexibility with work times. Working with a great team. Constantly being challenged in a competitive but friendly environment.
Cons: Management team are not up to scratch. Business owners need to be more involved. Commission structure is fleeting.

What is it like working as a Retail Sales Assistant?

Retail Sales Assistant in Brisbane:
"Like The Job."
Pros: The people I work with.
Cons: The owner who is in another state won't pay right and there is so little info about it all I want to do is find out what my wages is.

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Experience Affects Retail Sales Assistant Salaries




National Average
AU$40,000


Skills That Affect Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

Sales
up arrow 4%

Merchandising
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
0%

Cash Handling
0%

Retail
0%

Cleaning
0%

National Average
AU$40,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Order Inventory
up arrow 3%

Sales Management
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: %
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 96%
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