Entry-Level Retail Sales Assistant Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Retail Sales Assistants sits in the ballpark of $10.01 per hour. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, a majority are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by nearly two in five and dental insurance is reported by nearly one-third. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level Retail Sales Assistants who responded to the questionnaire — 60 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$17,940 - $54,870
$18K
$31K
$55K
MEDIAN: $30,934
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$8.05 - $14.56
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MEDIAN: $10.01
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$17,940 - $54,870  
   
Bonus
$850  
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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$16,921 - $39,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.05 - $14.56  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.15  
Overtime
$1.14 - $24.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$850  
   
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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$16,921 - $39,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 149

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Key Stats for Retail Sales Assistant

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

National Average
$22,000

Leadership
▼5%

Problem Solving
▼6%

Customer Service
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 57%
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