Personal Shopper Salary
Pay for Personal Shoppers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $11.74 per hour. Although two in five have medical coverage and about a third have dental coverage, more than half claim no health benefits at all. The vast majority of Personal Shoppers (88 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Job satisfaction for Personal Shoppers is extremely high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$16,913 - $83,437|
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|$18,579 - $75,000|
|Hourly Rate||$8.93 - $29.48|
|Total Pay (||$18,579 - $75,000|
Job Description for Personal Shopper
Personal shoppers are responsible for identifying clients' needs and locating products that meet those requirements. This role has a sales focus that involves building long-lasting relationships with clients, providing exceptional service, and ensuring all client goals and needs are met.Read More...
The personal shopper generally meets with the customer to determine their specific needs, ultimate goals, budget, and interests. The shopper is responsible for finding the appropriate item(s) and (in the case of gift purchases) wrapping and labeling them. Personal shoppers are generally not bound to specific stores, but must be able to retrieve items from a wide range of locations. A high degree of knowledge on the latest trends, styles, and product alternatives is essential. Additionally, the personal shopper must be able to understand the client’s particular fashion and lifestyle preferences. In some instances involving gift purchases, the shopper needs the flexibility to understand the preferences of a third party with limited information and access.
Personal shoppers must demonstrate good organizational and time management skills, the ability to use the latest technology devices and websites/applications, and the flexibility to re-prioritize daily workloads as needed. Clients frequently range across ages and financial demographics, so it is important that personal shoppers are able to understand shopping trends across a wide spectrum of clientele. Additionally, the personal shopper must be proactive in following up with potential customer leads, communicate clearly the benefits of their service, and maintain the highest level of customer service at all times.
Personal Shopper Tasks
- Drive sales through existing client book.
- Build customer relationships and loyalty through personal interaction and the maintenance of a client file.
- Know and understand product/merchandise information communicating features and benefits of the product.
- Meet and/or exceed sales and new account goals.
- Deliver quality, personalized customer service.
Pay by Experience Level for Personal Shopper
Pay by Experience for a Personal Shopper has a positive trend. An entry-level Personal Shopper with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 75 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Personal Shopper with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Personal Shopper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 18 salaries. A Personal Shopper with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 6 salaries.
Key Stats for Personal Shopper
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