Entry-Level Retail Sales Assistant Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Retail Sales Assistants is around $9.94 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The larger part of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than a third report medical coverage and just under a third claim dental coverage as well. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$18,040 - $55,458
$18K
$35K
$55K
MEDIAN: $35,055
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$8.03 - $14.62
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MEDIAN: $9.94
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National Salary 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$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$18,040 - $55,458  
   
Bonus
$1.07 - $4,966  
Commission
$0.00 - $5,152  
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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$16,839 - $40,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.03 - $14.62  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.15  
Overtime
$1.07 - $22.35  
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$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$1.07 - $4,966  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,152  
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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$16,839 - $40,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 171

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Key Stats for Retail Sales Assistant

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

National Average
$22,000

Leadership
▼3%

Customer Service
▼5%

Problem Solving
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 58%
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