Shop Assistant Salary

The average rate for a Shop Assistant is $10.85 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$17,687 - $61,674
$18K
$31K
$62K
MEDIAN: $30,517
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50%
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$8.02 - $18.67
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$11
$19
MEDIAN: $10.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$17,687 - $61,674  
   
Bonus
$3,250  
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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$16,856 - $48,231  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.02 - $18.67  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.47  
Overtime
$13.01 - $31.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$3,250  
   
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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$16,856 - $48,231  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103

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Job Description for Shop Assistant

Shop assistants are responsible for a variety of duties. They must maintain a clean, organized work environment, as well as respond in a quick and effective manner to vendor and customer inquiries. They must be able to multitask and maintain focus on the task at hand.

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Shop Assistant Tasks

  • Maintain facility, including cleanliness and accuracy of pricing lists, sales and special offers.
  • Collect payments, wrap purchases and/or place orders in online system.
  • Greet, assist and guide clients towards salespeople, answering questions.
  • Keep inventory and documentation up to date, including accepting deliveries.

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Pay by Experience Level for Shop Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Shop Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Shop Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 107 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Shop Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Shop Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 9 salaries. A Shop Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Shop Assistant

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Shop Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
▲25%

Late-Career
▲22%

National Average
$25,000

Experienced
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
no benefits
None: 53%