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Retail Sales Specialist Salary

The average pay for a Retail Sales Specialist is $13.00 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.
$25,482 - $66,908
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MEDIAN: $40,093
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$9.20 - $18.83
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$25,482 - $66,908  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,973  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $1,041  
Commission
$0.00 - $28,383  
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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$19,858 - $47,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.20 - $18.83  
   
Overtime
$13.21 - $29.14  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,973  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $28,383  
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).
)
$19,858 - $47,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 344
United States (change)

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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Retail Sales Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Specialist Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 33%

Sales
up arrow 11%

National Average
$30,000

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 31%