A Retail Sales Assistant earns an average wage of C$12.07 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$30,000 - C$55,000
C$41K
MEDIAN: C$40,595
50%

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C$10.27 - C$19.76
C$10
C$12
C$20
MEDIAN: C$12.07
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$19KC$38KC$57K
Salary
C$40,595  
   
Bonus
C$1,100  
Commission
C$688  
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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C$21,405 - C$49,784  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$9C$18C$27
Hourly Rate
C$10.27 - C$19.76  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.25  
Overtime
C$27.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$18KC$36KC$54K
Bonus
C$1,100  
   
Commission
C$688  
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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C$21,405 - C$49,784  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Retail Sales Assistant has a neutral trend. An entry-level Retail Sales Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 33 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Retail Sales Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Retail Sales Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 14 salaries. A Retail Sales Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Retail Sales Assistant

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
7%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲14%

National Average
C$27,000

Late-Career
▼3%

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 63%