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.

£6,614 - £20,140
£7K
£14K
£20K
MEDIAN: £14,050
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50%
90%
£4.73 - £7.96
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MEDIAN: £6.79
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90%
£0£20K
Salary £6,614 - £20,140
Bonus £2.94 - £1,736
Profit Sharing £175.00
Commission £0.00 - £2,027
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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£9,465 - £17,414
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 239
Hourly Data £0£10
Hourly Rate £4.73 - £7.96
Hourly Tips £0.63
Overtime £4.14 - £10.06
Annual Data £0£17K
Bonus £2.94 - £1,736
Commission £0.00 - £2,027
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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£9,465 - £17,414
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,153

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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: £14,228

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Retail Sales Assistant Reviews

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

Retail Sales Assistant in Leeds:
"Amazing."
Pros: People I work with and friendly atmopshere.
Cons: Too warm as the air con has broken and they can have a lack off staff.

Retail Sales Assistant in Telford:
"Boring."
Pros: The discounts from the store make it worthwhile.
Cons: How my manager always moans about my colleagues even though we try our best. It is thoroughly boring - and I hate moody customers. They do not make the job fun.

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 Southampton:
Pros: The product is beautiful and th ecompany is very good to work for. Get some good customers.
Cons: Sometimes get treated a little younger than your age. It can get boring. Customers come first even when you are busy with another deadline.

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.

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Key Stats for Retail Sales Assistant

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

▲8%

▲7%

▲5%

National Average
₤14,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

Sales
▲3%


National Average
₤14,000



Oral / Verbal Communication
▼2%

Retail
▼12%

communication
▼20%

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

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