The average pay for a Retail Sales Assistant is £6.64 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.

£7,330 - £19,995
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£14K
£20K
MEDIAN: £14,234
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£4.54 - £7.81
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MEDIAN: £6.68
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£7K£14K£21K
Salary
£7,330 - £19,995  
   
Bonus
£4.85 - £1,554  
Profit Sharing
£175.00  
Commission
£0.00 - £2,599  
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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£9,238 - £17,171  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 261
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£3£6£9
Hourly Rate
£4.54 - £7.81  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.60  
Overtime
£3.72 - £9.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£7K£14K£21K
Bonus
£4.85 - £1,554  
   
Commission
£0.00 - £2,599  
Profit Sharing
£175.00  
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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£9,238 - £17,171  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,314

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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Retail Sales Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Retail Sales Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $14,000 based on 1,314 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 $15,000 based on 243 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 $15,000 based on 135 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 $15,000 based on 39 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £14,029

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Retail Sales Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Retail Sales Assistant?

Retail Sales Assistant in Stoke-on-Trent:
"Can be stressful when busy/have visits, but enjoyable!"
Pros: Variety of things to do daily, customers are usually friendly, team is very close knit which reflects in good sales and customer service level.
Cons: Can be stressful, sometimes too much needs doing in one day and there aren't enough hours or staff to do it!

Retail Sales Assistant in Blackpool:
"It Is A Nice Place To Work With Good Care."
Pros: I like the staff that I work with and the rate of which I am paid. I also like the job that I am doing as it is not boring and will give me great experience.
Cons: I don't like the screaming children that come into the store.

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.

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Key Stats for Retail Sales Assistant

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

▲10%

▲8%

▲7%

National Average
₤14,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

Sales
▲4%




Oral / Verbal Communication
▼0%

National Average
₤14,000

Retail
▼11%

communication
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 92%
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