Average Retail Sales Assistant with Sales Skills Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$20.37
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AU$500
Bonus
AU$1,400
Commission
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The average hourly pay for a Retail Sales Assistant with Sales skills in Australia is AU$20.37.
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A$16.42
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A$20.37
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A$25.82
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Hourly Rate
AU$16 - AU$26
Bonus
AU$60 - AU$1,750
Commission
AU$0 - AU$1,400
Total Pay
AU$34,488 - AU$53,912
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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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Retail Sales Assistants?

Skills in Customer Service, Cash Handling and Merchandising are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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$19.47 based on 11 salaries. An early career Retail Sales Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$20.34 based on 80 salaries. A mid-career Retail Sales Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.18 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Retail Sales Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.87 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Retail Sales Assistant in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 8.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (2.0% more) and Perth, Western Australia (1.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (2.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 115 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.6%
Early Career
69.6%
Mid Career
13.0%
Experienced
7.8%

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