The average pay for a Retail Store Assistant is AU$19.56 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$23,387 - AU$48,073
(Median)
AU$23K
AU$39K
AU$48K
MEDIAN: AU$38,893
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AU$16.10 - AU$23.76
(Median)
AU$16
AU$20
AU$24
MEDIAN: AU$19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$17KAU$34KAU$51K
Salary
AU$23,387 - AU$48,073  
   
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$32,958 - AU$49,651  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$16.10 - AU$23.76  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$1.14  
Overtime
AU$5.15 - AU$35.41  
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$32,958 - AU$49,651  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 378
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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

National Average: AU$40,612

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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 5%

Experienced
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National Average
AU$41,000


Skills That Affect Retail Store Assistant Salaries

Merchandising
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
AU$41,000

Sales
up arrow 5%

Cash Handling
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 94%
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