The average pay for a Retail Sales Specialist is $12.13 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Technical Sales and Merchandising.

$24,730 - $60,899
(Median)
$25K
$42K
$61K
MEDIAN: $41,526
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$8.99 - $17.66
(Median)
$9
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,730 - $60,899  
   
Bonus
$685 - $8,170  
Profit Sharing
$400.00  
Commission
$0.00 - $15,456  
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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$19,373 - $47,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.99 - $17.66  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.50  
Overtime
$11.97 - $26.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$685 - $8,170  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,456  
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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$19,373 - $47,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 153
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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 34%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Specialist Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 41%

Merchandising
up arrow 36%

Sales
0%

National Average
$28,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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