Sales Consultant, Retail Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Sales Consultant, Retail is $11.63 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Sales and Technical Sales. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Sales Consultant, Retail Total Pay (?
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$20,724 - $58,871
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MEDIAN: $31,273
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Sales Consultant, Retail Total Pay (?
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$8.26 - $15.54
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$20,724 - $58,871  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,722  
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $9,400  
Commission
$1,638 - $20,678  
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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$18,430 - $51,864  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 567
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.26 - $15.54  
   
Overtime
$12.14 - $22.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,722  
   
Commission
$1,638 - $20,678  
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $9,400  
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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$18,430 - $51,864  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 567
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Job Description for Sales Consultant, Retail
The retail sales consultant is responsible for ensuring customers have an optimal experience as they select products and services. They ensure that the sales areas are clean and organized in accordance to store policy, and they need to follow store display and plan-o-gram instructions to ensure product is displayed correctly. Other responsibilities include keeping current on the features and benefits of products for sale, as well as educating other sales consultants as needed. The sales consultant is expected to handle and lift products; the ability to lift over 50 pounds and bend and reach to access inventory is required.
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Sales Consultant, Retail Tasks
  • Attend special training of products/services to understand the product features, trends or styles of the products/services.
  • Sell the organization's products/services to new or established customers typically via walk-in business.
  • Process payment for products or service, may maintain customer preference records.
  • Assist the customer in selecting products/services, answer questions and check for stock and availability.
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Experience Affects Sales Consultant, Retail Salaries

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$31,000

Skills That Affect Sales Consultant, Retail Salaries

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National Average
$31,000
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Gender
Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 28%
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