Entry-Level Retail Sales Assistant Salary

Entry-Level Retail Sales Assistants can expect wages of $9.89 per hour on average. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — the larger part lack coverage. On the flip side, two in five have medical insurance and nearly one in three receive dental plans. Women Entry-Level Retail Sales Assistants who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most Entry-Level Retail Sales Assistants report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$17,797 - $54,495
$18K
$35K
$54K
MEDIAN: $35,000
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$8.00 - $14.70
$8
$9
$15
MEDIAN: $9.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$17,797 - $54,495  
   
Bonus
$700  
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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$16,761 - $40,520  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.00 - $14.70  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.15  
Overtime
$1.21 - $24.47  
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$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$700  
   
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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$16,761 - $40,520  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 157

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Key Stats for Retail Sales Assistant

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

National Average
$22,000

Leadership
▼2%

Problem Solving
▼3%

Customer Service
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 57%
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