Book Seller Salary

A Book Seller earns an average wage of $8.93 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$14,063 - $52,078
(Median)
$14K
$29K
$52K
MEDIAN: $29,479
10%
50%
90%

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$7.42 - $11.21
(Median)
$7
$8
$11
MEDIAN: $8.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$14,063 - $52,078  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $721  
Profit Sharing
$850  
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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$15,383 - $26,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.42 - $11.21  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $16.49  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $721  
   
Profit Sharing
$850  
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).
)
$15,383 - $26,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 130
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Job Description for Book Seller

A bookseller works at a bookstore and sells books to customers. Strong customer service skills are necessary to interact well with customers. The bookseller may approach customers to let them know that assistance is available and to be able to understand the needs and desires of the customer. Once it is known what the customer is looking for, the bookseller can make recommendations as to where books are located or which specific books should be purchased.

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Book Seller Tasks

  • Ask questions to identify customer needs, providing recommendations using your product knowledge to connect the customer with good solutions.
  • Greet and establish rapport with customers, engaging them in conversations about all our products and services.
  • Share technical knowledge and enthusiasm about all our digital products and services, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.
  • Provide very good customer service in the business of selling books.
  • Respond to customer's concerns and questions, and wrap up the sale.

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Experience Affects Book Seller Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$19,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Skills That Affect Book Seller Salaries

Cash Handling
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Sales
0%

National Average
$19,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
38%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
medical benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 68%
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