The average pay for a Retail Store Assistant is AU$19.61 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 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$23,838 - AU$48,734
AU$24K
AU$40K
AU$49K
MEDIAN: AU$39,705
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AU$16.17 - AU$23.93
AU$16
AU$20
AU$24
MEDIAN: AU$19.61
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$17KAU$34KAU$51K
Salary
AU$23,838 - AU$48,734  
   
Bonus
AU$375.00  
Commission
AU$0.00 - AU$14,899  
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$32,844 - AU$50,010  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$16.17 - AU$23.93  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$1.14  
Overtime
AU$4.98 - AU$35.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Bonus
AU$375.00  
   
Commission
AU$0.00 - AU$14,899  
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$32,844 - AU$50,010  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 345

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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Store Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Retail Store Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Retail Store Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 300 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Retail Store Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Retail Store Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 41 salaries. A Retail Store Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 28 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$40,764

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Retail Store Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Retail Store Assistant?

Retail Store Assistant in Epping:
"Underpaid And Unhappy."
Pros: The free movies, and the regular customers that know you by name.
Cons: I'm 21 and only get a flat rate of $13 an hour, and I've never received a payslip in the 3 months I've worked there, I don't even know if I get sick leave, or annual leave.

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Key Stats for Retail Store Assistant

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
7%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Retail Store Assistant Salaries

▲6%

Experienced
▲5%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
AU$41,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Retail Store Assistant Salaries

Customer Service
▼0%

Merchandising
▼0%

National Average
AU$41,000


Sales
▼6%

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%