AU$40,631
Avg. Salary
AU$19.84
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$712

Bonus

AU$2,050

Profit Sharing

AU$610

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Retail Sales Assistant is AU$19.84 per hour.

The average pay for a Retail Sales Assistant is AU$40,631 per year.

10%
AU$16.03
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AU$19.84
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AU$24.66
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MEDIAN AU$19.84
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AU$25k
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AU$41k
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AU$51k
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MEDIAN AU$40,631
AU$24,516 - AU$50,618
AU$25K
AU$41K
AU$51K
MEDIAN: AU$40,631
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AU$16.03 - AU$24.66
AU$16
AU$20
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MEDIAN: AU$19.84
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AU$0AU$51K
Salary AU$24,516 - AU$50,618
Bonus AU$9.86 - AU$4,868
Profit Sharing AU$2,050
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$9,793
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$33,072 - AU$51,592
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 312
Hourly Data AU$0AU$36
Hourly Rate AU$16.03 - AU$24.66
Hourly Tips AU$0.26
Overtime AU$5.16 - AU$36.39
Annual Data AU$0AU$51K
Bonus AU$9.86 - AU$4,868
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$9,793
Profit Sharing AU$2,050
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$33,072 - AU$51,592
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,949

Job Description for Retail Sales Assistant

Successfully operating a retail establishment requires many elements working in tandem, both inside and outside the store. When a customer enters a store for the first time, a large part of what forms their initial impression is the manner and quality of the retail staff. The retail sales associate is one of the key cogs that makes the machinery of a retail store function. A retail sales associate typically has several duties, but the most important of them is to engage the customer and assist them in finding what they have come to find.

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Retail Sales Assistant Tasks
  • Greet customers, answer questions, and direct attention to products.
  • Organize and maintain retail floor.
  • Accept payment and place special orders.
  • Assist with purchases, pricing, sizes, and fittings.

Retail Sales Assistant Pay By Employer

$0$20K

Food Lion
5 profiles
$18,444

Common Career Paths for Retail Sales Assistant


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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 3,105 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 963 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 556 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 257 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$41,405

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

Retail Sales Assistant Advice

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

Retail Sales Assistant in nsw:
"Wages outline."
No matter how desperate for the job confirm the figures .

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 Armadale:
"People Skills."
Be very attentive to customers needs.

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.

Retail Sales Assistant in Brisbane:
"Like The Job."
Pros: The people I work with.
Cons: The owner who is in another state won't pay right and there is so little info about it all I want to do is find out what my wages is.

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Key Stats for Retail Sales Assistant

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

▲1%

▲1%

▲1%

National Average
AU$41,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

▲1%

National Average
AU$41,000



Customer Service
▼2%

Retail
▼2%

Cleaning
▼2%

Cash Handling
▼3%




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: %
no benefits
None: 96%