The average pay for a Retail Sales Assistant is £6.23 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
Retail Sales Assistant Total Pay (?
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£8,561 - £19,477
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MEDIAN: £13,981
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Retail Sales Assistant Total Pay (?
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£4.87 - £7.30
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MEDIAN: £6.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£7K£14K£21K
Salary
£8,561 - £19,477  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,013  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £1,212  
Commission
£0.00 - £3,710  
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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£10,067 - £17,015  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,333
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£4.87 - £7.30  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.13 - £1.23  
Overtime
£3.93 - £11.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,013  
   
Commission
£0.00 - £3,710  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £1,212  
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).
)
£10,067 - £17,015  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,333
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Pay Difference By Location
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₤13,000
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Retail Sales Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as a Retail Sales Assistant at Arcadia Group Ltd?
Retail Sales Assistant in Manchester:
"I Enjoy Working At Topshop A Lot."
Pros: Praise and respect from colleagues.
Cons: Communication.
What is it like working as a Retail Sales Assistant at NEXT?
Retail Sales Assistant in Bristol:
Pros: Fellow employees are amazing to work alongside.
Cons: The way management treat people are terrible.
What is it like working as a Retail Sales Assistant?
Retail Sales Assistant in England: Surrey:
Pros: Helping customers and working with my colleagues.
Cons: It can be tiring and boring at times. Conditions.
Retail Sales Assistant in Nelson:
"Love It."
Pros: The customers and the people I work with.
Cons: When the customers give you grief for doing your job.
What is it like working as a Retail Sales Assistant at Asdas?
Retail Sales Assistant in Radcliffe:
"Asdas life style."
Pros: Hours are good. People are friendly. Good customer service.
Cons: Busy periods. Long days. Some early starts.
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Experience Affects Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
₤13,000

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

Merchandising
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Cash Handling
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Oral / Verbal Communication
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Sales
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Customer Service
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National Average
₤13,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 157 votes.
Gender
Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 6% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 93%
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