The average hourly pay for a Retail Sales Assistant at David Jones Limited in Australia is AU$19.80.
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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 t…Read more
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 Woolworths. Reported salaries are highest at Bunnings Warehouse where the average pay is AU$24.73. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Myer Pty Ltd and Woolworths, earning around AU$23.14 and AU$21.91, respectively. Bakers Delight Holdings pays the lowest at around AU$17.21. Priceline and Cotton On also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying AU$18.85 and AU$19.29, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Retail Sales Assistant
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Retail are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Merchandising, Customer Service, Customer Relations and Cash Handling.
Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Assistant
An early career Retail Sales Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$19.91 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Retail Sales Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$20.35 based on 5 salaries.
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