Retail Sales Assistant Salary (United Kingdom)

The average pay for a Retail Sales Assistant is £6.26 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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£8,204 - £19,619
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £14,285
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Retail Sales Assistant Total Pay (?
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£4.88 - £7.33
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MEDIAN: £6.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£7K£14K£21K
Salary
£8,204 - £19,619  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,010  
Profit Sharing
£19.87 - £1,208  
Commission
£0.00 - £3,878  
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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£10,077 - £16,926  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,540
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£4.88 - £7.33  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.06 - £0.94  
Overtime
£4.01 - £10.94  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,010  
   
Commission
£0.00 - £3,878  
Profit Sharing
£19.87 - £1,208  
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).
)
£10,077 - £16,926  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,540
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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?
Retail Sales Assistant in London:
"Friendly People, Nice Atmosphere."
Pros: The job is easy, the people are fun to work with, there is decent opportunity for advancement.
Cons: Repetitive, rude customers.
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 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.

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Experience Affects Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

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 177 votes.

Gender

Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
16%
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: 92%
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