Retail Sales Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Retail Sales Specialist is $12.85 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Technical Sales and Sales. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Retail Sales Specialist Total Pay (?
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$25,168 - $67,445
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MEDIAN: $39,642
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Retail Sales Specialist Total Pay (?
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$9.16 - $18.65
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$25,168 - $67,445  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,470  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $1,041  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,273  
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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$19,646 - $45,207  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 437
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.16 - $18.65  
   
Overtime
$13.02 - $29.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,470  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,273  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $1,041  
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).
)
$19,646 - $45,207  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 437
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Job Description for Retail Sales Specialist

A retail sales specialist's main responsibility is providing customer service and selling products or services to consumers. To accomplish this, the specialist must be knowledgeable and up to date on the products and services offered by their business. They also help maintain visual standards and cleanliness within the store at all times, as well as ensure that stock levels on the floor are adequate (refilling stock as necessary). A retail sales specialist is also in charge of monitoring their department, section, and/or floor and assisting in other departments when needed.
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Retail Sales Specialist Tasks
  • Ensure that paperwork such as contracts or warranties are completed properly.
  • Provide customer service, answering questions and resolving problems.
  • Sell products and services to customers, explaining and demonstrating their advantages.
  • Process sales transactions and handle customer payments.

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Experience Affects Retail Sales Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$29,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Specialist Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 37%
Sales
up arrow 14%
National Average
$29,000
Customer Service
up arrow 1%

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Gender

Female
45%
female alumni
 
Male
55%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 32%
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