The average pay for a Retail Sales Assistant in Brisbane, Queensland is AU$19.36 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

AU$24,240 - AU$49,316
AU$24K
AU$39K
AU$49K
MEDIAN: AU$39,403
10%
50%
90%
AU$16.04 - AU$23.87
AU$16
AU$19
AU$24
MEDIAN: AU$19.40
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$50K
Salary AU$24,240 - AU$49,316
Bonus AU$5,000
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$9,917
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$33,175 - AU$50,244
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 35
Hourly Data AU$0AU$36
Hourly Rate AU$16.04 - AU$23.87
Overtime AU$17.75 - AU$36.44
Annual Data AU$0AU$50K
Bonus AU$5,000
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$9,917
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$33,175 - AU$50,244
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 296

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 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 249 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$44,000 based on 29 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$44,000 based on 15 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$46,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Retail Sales Assistant

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

▲14%

▲9%

▲9%

National Average
AU$41,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Assistant Salaries




▲1%

Cash Handling
▼0%

Cleaning
▼0%

National Average
AU$41,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 1%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 99%