Retail Sales Assistant in Sydney, New South Wales Salary (Australia)

The average rate for a Retail Sales Assistant in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$19.19 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$30,326 - AU$50,253
AU$30K
AU$41K
AU$50K
MEDIAN: AU$41,177
10%
50%
90%
AU$15.51 - AU$23.58
AU$16
AU$19
AU$24
MEDIAN: AU$19.28
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$50K
Salary AU$30,326 - AU$50,253
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,932
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$9,500
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$32,234 - AU$49,451
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 76
Hourly Data AU$0AU$37
Hourly Rate AU$15.51 - AU$23.58
Hourly Tips AU$0.10
Overtime AU$5.00 - AU$37.77
Annual Data AU$0AU$49K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,932
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$9,500
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$32,234 - AU$49,451
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 541

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 Job Listings

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$39,000 based on 489 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 123 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$43,000 based on 61 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 23 salaries.

Key Stats for Retail Sales Assistant

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

▲5%

▲5%

▲4%

National Average
AU$40,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Assistant Salaries



▼0%

Cleaning
▼0%

National Average
AU$40,000


Cash Handling
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%