The average pay for a Retail Sales Specialist is $12.17 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Technical Sales and Merchandising.

$24,875 - $61,968
$25K
$43K
$62K
MEDIAN: $42,689
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$8.96 - $17.63
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,875 - $61,968  
   
Bonus
$400.00 - $5,500  
Profit Sharing
$400.00  
Commission
$0.00 - $15,319  
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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$19,342 - $48,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.96 - $17.63  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.50  
Overtime
$11.97 - $26.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$400.00 - $5,500  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,319  
Profit Sharing
$400.00  
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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$19,342 - $48,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 149

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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

  • Sell products and services to customers, explaining and demonstrating their advantages.
  • Process sales transactions and handle customer payments.
  • Ensure that paperwork such as contracts or warranties are completed properly.
  • Provide customer service, answering questions and resolving problems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Specialist

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Key Stats for Retail Sales Specialist

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Retail Sales Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Specialist Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 41%

Merchandising
up arrow 36%

National Average
$28,000

Sales
up arrow 1%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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