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.

$17,540 - $60,713
$18K
$29K
$61K
MEDIAN: $29,479
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50%
90%

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$8.04 - $18.56
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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
$17,540 - $60,713  
   
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 - $47,667  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.04 - $18.56  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.67  
Overtime
$12.25 - $30.37  
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 - $47,667  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 105

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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

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

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Key Stats for Shop Assistant

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
058
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Shop Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$25,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 53%
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