Retail Sales Specialist Salary

The average pay for a Retail Sales Specialist is $12.85 per hour. A skill in Technical Sales is associated with high pay for this job.

$27,549 - $63,811
(Median)
$28K
$41K
$64K
MEDIAN: $41,196
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$9.12 - $19.38
(Median)
$9
$13
$19
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$27,549 - $63,811  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,886  
Profit Sharing
$41.22 - $1,454  
Commission
$0.00 - $27,148  
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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$19,568 - $49,003  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.12 - $19.38  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.55  
Overtime
$12.91 - $29.67  
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
$0.00 - $4,886  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $27,148  
Profit Sharing
$41.22 - $1,454  
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).
)
$19,568 - $49,003  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 306
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Specialist

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Experience Affects Retail Sales Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Specialist Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 32%

Sales
up arrow 9%

National Average
$30,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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