Entry-Level Retail Sales Assistants take home an average $9.93 per hour. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 54 percent. Although more than half lack health benefits of any kind, more than a third do enjoy medical insurance, and just under a third get dental coverage, too. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$18,000 - $54,930
(Median)
$18K
$35K
$55K
MEDIAN: $34,807
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$7.97 - $14.60
(Median)
$8
$9
$15
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$18,000 - $54,930  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $12,500  
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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$16,736 - $38,902  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.97 - $14.60  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.91  
Overtime
$1.07 - $21.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $12,500  
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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$16,736 - $38,902  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 169
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Skills That Affect Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

National Average
$22,000

Leadership
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Customer Service
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Problem Solving
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 59%
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