The average pay for an Entry-Level Retail Sales Assistant is AU$19.01 per hour.

AU$29,771 - AU$49,683
AU$30K
AU$40K
AU$50K
MEDIAN: AU$39,631
10%
50%
90%
AU$15.56 - AU$23.57
AU$16
AU$19
AU$24
MEDIAN: AU$19.02
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$49K
Salary AU$29,771 - AU$49,683
Bonus AU$9.79 - AU$5,171
Profit Sharing AU$500
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$8,304
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$32,300 - AU$49,531
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 251
Hourly Data AU$0AU$36
Hourly Rate AU$15.56 - AU$23.57
Hourly Tips AU$0.26
Overtime AU$5.12 - AU$36.72
Annual Data AU$0AU$49K
Bonus AU$9.79 - AU$5,171
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$8,304
Profit Sharing AU$500
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$32,300 - AU$49,531
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,858

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.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$39,763

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

Retail Sales Assistant Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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

Retail Sales Assistant in Sydney:
"Dont stay in retail."
Good fill in job.. But its a job not a career.

Retail Sales Assistant in Armadale:
"People Skills."
Be very attentive to customers needs.

Key Stats for Retail Sales Assistant

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 112 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
11%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

▲3%



Customer Service
▼0%

Cash Handling
▼0%

Retail
▼0%

Cleaning
▼0%

National Average
AU$40,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

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