Mid-Career Retail Sales Assistant Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Retail Sales Assistants lies in the neighborhood of $12.06 per hour. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — nearly two in five lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and more than two-fifths receive dental plans. Most Mid-Career Retail Sales Assistants survey respondents are women (71 percent). The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$19,574 - $71,490
$20K
$42K
$71K
MEDIAN: $42,500
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$8.76 - $18.30
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$12
$18
MEDIAN: $12.06
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$19,574 - $71,490  
   
Bonus
$350.00  
Commission
$0.00 - $19,866  
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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$18,562 - $54,350  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.76 - $18.30  
   
Overtime
$4.60 - $26.03  
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$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$350.00  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $19,866  
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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$18,562 - $54,350  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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Key Stats for Retail Sales Assistant

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
5-9 years
83%
10-19 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

Problem Solving
▲11%

Customer Service
▲5%

Leadership
▼0%

National Average
$28,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 40%