Average Retail Sales Assistant with Cash Handling Skills Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$20.42
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AU$486
Bonus
AU$610
Commission
AU$2,503
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Retail Sales Assistant with Cash Handling skills in Australia is AU$20.42.
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A$16.42
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A$20.42
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A$25.46
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Hourly Rate
AU$16 - AU$25
Bonus
AU$5 - AU$3,898
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$2,503
Commission
AU$0 - AU$9,961
Total Pay
AU$34,040 - AU$53,256
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What Do Retail Sales Assistants Do?

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Retail Sales Assistant

The top respondents for the job title Retail Sales Assistant are from the companies Kmart Australia, Myer Pty Ltd and Priceline. Reported salaries are highest at Myer Pty Ltd where the average pay is AU$21.95. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Kmart Australia and Best & Less, earning around AU$20.90 and AU$20.17, respectively. Bakers Delight Holdings pays the lowest at around AU$16.88. Priceline and Bonds also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying AU$19.28 and AU$19.37, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Retail Sales Assistants?

Skills in Customer Service and Merchandising are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cleaning, Customer Relations and Retail.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Assistants?

An entry-level Retail Sales Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$19.51 based on 130 salaries. An early career Retail Sales Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$20.12 based on 787 salaries. A mid-career Retail Sales Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.01 based on 249 salaries. An experienced Retail Sales Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.30 based on 164 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$22.
Employees with Retail Sales Assistant in their job title in Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 5.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (2.7% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Perth, Western Australia (0.9% less), Melbourne, Victoria (0.5% less) and Geelong, Victoria (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,397 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.3%
Early Career
56.3%
Mid Career
17.8%
Experienced
11.7%
Late Career
4.8%

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