A Retail Sales Associate earns an average wage of AU$19.68 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$30,065 - AU$58,726
AU$30K
AU$45K
AU$59K
MEDIAN: AU$44,788
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50%
90%
AU$15.64 - AU$24.36
AU$16
AU$20
AU$24
MEDIAN: AU$19.77
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$58K
Salary AU$30,065 - AU$58,726
Bonus AU$2,449
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$26,425
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$32,187 - AU$55,920
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 31
Hourly Data AU$0AU$32
Hourly Rate AU$15.64 - AU$24.36
Overtime AU$25.43
Annual Data AU$0AU$55K
Bonus AU$2,449
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$26,425
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$32,187 - AU$55,920
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 100

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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Associate

Pay by Experience for a Retail Sales Associate has a positive trend. An entry-level Retail Sales Associate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$40,000 based on 85 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Retail Sales Associate with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Retail Sales Associate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 25 salaries. A Retail Sales Associate with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$42,083

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Retail Sales Associate Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Retail Sales Associate?

Retail Sales Associate in Maroochydore:
"Corporate Culture, Fairly Stressful, Rewarding At Times."
Pros: Get to help people make an emotional connection with their jewelry purchases.
Cons: Very high targets set for each sales professional, very strict policies and procedures to follow.

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Key Stats for Retail Sales Associate

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Retail Sales Associate Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲9%

▲6%

National Average
AU$42,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Associate Salaries

Sales
▲8%

Retail
▲5%

Customer Service
▼0%

National Average
AU$42,000

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 91%
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