The average rate for a Shop Assistant is £6.90 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

£6,164 - £20,000
£6K
£13K
£20K
MEDIAN: £13,432
10%
50%
90%

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£4.98 - £7.97
£5
£6
£8
MEDIAN: £6.90
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£7K£14K£21K
Salary
£6,164 - £20,000  
   
Bonus
£6.95 - £1,379  
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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£10,024 - £17,264  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£4.98 - £7.97  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.63  
Overtime
£2.99 - £13.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£6.95 - £1,379  
   
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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£10,024 - £17,264  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 234

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Pay by Experience Level for Shop Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Shop Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Shop Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $14,000 based on 224 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Shop 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 64 salaries. An experienced Shop Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $15,000 based on 40 salaries. A Shop 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 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £14,358

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Shop Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Shop Assistant?

Shop Assistant in Chester:
Pros: Friendly customers
Cons: Rude customers, Rude colleagues.

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Key Stats for Shop Assistant

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Shop Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲4%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
₤14,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Shop Assistant Salaries

Sales
▲8%


National Average
₤14,000

Cash Handling
▼5%

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 93%