Shop Assistant Salary (United Kingdom)

The average rate for a Shop Assistant is £6.50 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.
Shop Assistant Total Pay (?
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£7,830 - £17,685
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MEDIAN: £12,220
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Shop Assistant Total Pay (?
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£5.74 - £7.85
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £6.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£6K£12K£18K
Salary
£7,830 - £17,685  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £846  
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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£10,645 - £16,827  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 281
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£5.74 - £7.85  
   
Overtime
£5.70 - £10.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £846  
   
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).
)
£10,645 - £16,827  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 281
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

London
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National Average
₤14,000
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Shop Assistant Reviews

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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Experience Affects Shop Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
₤14,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 5% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 92%
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