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Retail Sales Assistant Salary

The average pay for a Retail Sales Assistant is £6.33 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.
£8,048 - £19,398
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £14,293
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£4.86 - £7.39
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MEDIAN: £6.00
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National Salary Data

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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£7K£14K£21K
Salary
£8,048 - £19,398  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,149  
Profit Sharing
£39.59 - £1,184  
Commission
£0.00 - £3,608  
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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£10,010 - £16,909  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 375
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£4.86 - £7.39  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.00 - £1.42  
Overtime
£4.19 - £10.79  
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.
)
£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,149  
   
Commission
£0.00 - £3,608  
Profit Sharing
£39.59 - £1,184  
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).
)
£10,010 - £16,909  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,557
United States (change)

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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

Retail Sales Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as a Retail Sales Assistant?
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.
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
up arrow 3%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 2%

Sales
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Cash Handling
up arrow 1%

National Average
₤13,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 227 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

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