Retail Store Assistant Salary (Australia)

The average pay for a Retail Store Assistant is AU$17.74 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.
Retail Store Assistant Total Pay (?
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AU$25,156 - AU$42,420
(Median)
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MEDIAN: AU$34,610
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Retail Store Assistant Total Pay (?
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AU$15.14 - AU$21.80
(Median)
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20
MEDIAN: AU$17.00
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75%
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$16KAU$32KAU$48K
Salary
AU$25,156 - AU$42,420  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$900  
Commission
AU$0.00 - AU$7,075  
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$31,283 - AU$45,703  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 519
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$11AU$22AU$33
Hourly Rate
AU$15.14 - AU$21.80  
   
Overtime
AU$7.10 - AU$32.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$22KAU$44KAU$66K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$900  
   
Commission
AU$0.00 - AU$7,075  
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$31,283 - AU$45,703  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 519
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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Store Assistant

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

Pay Difference By Location

Perth
up arrow 8%
Gold Coast
up arrow 6%
Sydney
up arrow 3%
National Average
AU$37,000
Brisbane
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Adelaide
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Retail Store Assistant Reviews

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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Experience Affects Retail Store Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
National Average
AU$37,000

Skills That Affect Retail Store Assistant Salaries

Sales
up arrow 4%
Customer Service
up arrow 3%
National Average
AU$37,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
70%
female alumni
 
Male
30%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 4% dental benefits Dental: %
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 95%
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