Retail Sales Assistant Salary

The average pay for a Retail Sales Assistant is £6.41 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.

£7,201 - £19,973
(Median)
£7K
£14K
£20K
MEDIAN: £14,368
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£4.80 - £7.48
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MEDIAN: £6.00
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£7K£14K£21K
Salary
£7,201 - £19,973  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,026  
Profit Sharing
£15.00 - £610  
Commission
£0.00 - £3,069  
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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£9,687 - £16,980  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 445
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£4.80 - £7.48  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.00 - £1.42  
Overtime
£3.76 - £10.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,026  
   
Commission
£0.00 - £3,069  
Profit Sharing
£15.00 - £610  
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).
)
£9,687 - £16,980  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,980
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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £13,555

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Retail Sales Assistant Reviews

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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Experience Affects Retail Sales Assistant Salaries




National Average
₤14,000


Skills That Affect Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

Sales
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Merchandising
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Customer Service
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Cash Handling
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Oral / Verbal Communication
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National Average
₤14,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 260 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
medical benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 93%
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