Entry-Level Retail Sales Assistant Salary

Entry-Level Retail Sales Assistants pull down an average of $9.83 per hour. Though the majority of Entry-Level Retail Sales Assistants do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Some workers in this field — more than half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by over a third and dental plans are enjoyed by around one in three. The majority of Entry-Level Retail Sales Assistants (68 percent) who took the survey are female. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$17,879 - $50,114

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$7.64 - $15.00

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$17,879 - $50,114  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
Commission
$0.00 - $19,574  
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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$16,155 - $38,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.64 - $15.00  
   
Overtime
$1.33 - $20.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $19,574  
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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$16,155 - $38,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 230
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

Problem Solving
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National Average
$21,000

Customer Service
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Leadership
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 58%
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