A Retail Sales Assistant earns an average wage of AU$19.32 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$30,440 - AU$49,841
AU$30K
AU$41K
AU$50K
MEDIAN: AU$41,181
10%
50%
90%
AU$16.01 - AU$24.27
AU$16
AU$20
AU$24
MEDIAN: AU$19.67
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$50K
Salary AU$30,440 - AU$49,841
Bonus AU$79.46 - AU$5,106
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$7,934
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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AU$33,304 - AU$50,744
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 147
Hourly Data AU$0AU$38
Hourly Rate AU$16.01 - AU$24.27
Hourly Tips AU$0.33
Overtime AU$5.00 - AU$38.14
Annual Data AU$0AU$50K
Bonus AU$79.46 - AU$5,106
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$7,934
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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AU$33,304 - AU$50,744
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,558

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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Retail Sales Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Retail Sales Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$40,000 based on 1,331 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Retail Sales Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$42,000 based on 424 salaries. An experienced Retail Sales Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$42,000 based on 216 salaries. A Retail Sales Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$42,000 based on 94 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$41,112

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Retail Sales Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Retail Sales Assistant?

Retail Sales Assistant in Perth:
Pros: Friendly people.
Cons: The pay.

Retail Sales Assistant in Whyalla:
"Not to bad."
Pros: Love the people I work with.
Cons: The hours and the customers.

Retail Sales Assistant in Bendigo:
"Good people to work with, hours are reasonable."
Pros: The people and atmosphere. Diversity in work.
Cons: Customers can be annoying.

Retail Sales Assistant in Sunshine:
"Hard work less pay."
Pros: Very interesting and challenging. Targets and achievements.
Cons: Hard work less pay. Responibility does not meet the pay required.

Retail Sales Assistant in Melbourne:
Pros: Interaction with people and driving extra sales.
Cons: I think I may be getting under paid and the hours are not consistent.

Retail Sales Assistant in Geelong:
"Part of a team."
Pros: People contact and advising on product.
Cons: Cleaning.

Retail Sales Assistant in Frankston:
Pros:
Cons: We don not get paid the proper rate of pay, all the girls seem to have different wages. No loadings paid. No superannuation paid. No uniform allowance paid. No payment for coming in unexpectedly due to emergency.

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Key Stats for Retail Sales Assistant

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

▲3%

▲2%

▲2%

National Average
AU$41,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Assistant Salaries



▼0%

National Average
AU$41,000

▼1%

Cleaning
▼1%

Customer Service
▼2%

Cash Handling
▼2%

Order Inventory
▼5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼5%

Sales Management
▼8%

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: %
no benefits
None: 96%
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