AU$46,436
Avg. Salary
AU$20.36
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$2,449

Bonus

AU$6,963

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Retail Sales Associate is AU$20.36 per hour.

The average pay for a Retail Sales Associate is AU$46,436 per year.

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AU$16.05
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AU$20.36
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AU$25.29
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MEDIAN AU$20.36
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AU$32k
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AU$60k
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MEDIAN AU$46,436
AU$31,870 - AU$60,074
AU$32K
AU$46K
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MEDIAN: AU$46,436
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AU$16.05 - AU$25.29
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MEDIAN: AU$20.36
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AU$0AU$60K
Salary AU$31,870 - AU$60,074
Bonus AU$298 - AU$10,213
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$22,000
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$33,576 - AU$56,202
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 65
Hourly Data AU$0AU$40
Hourly Rate AU$16.05 - AU$25.29
Overtime AU$0.99 - AU$40.55
Annual Data AU$0AU$56K
Bonus AU$298 - AU$10,213
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$22,000
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$33,576 - AU$56,202
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 221

Job Description for Retail Sales Associate

A retail sales associate works in the customer areas of a retail store. The store uses these workers to help maintain the location's orderliness and appearance, as well as assist shoppers in locating specific merchandise and with questions about sales or special discounts. Additionally, many stores ask their retail associates to perform duties such as restocking inventory throughout a shift. In some stores, associates are cross-trained as cashiers and may be called upon to either run a register at the front of the store or at a remote department location during busy hours. Typically, associates help with store-wide sales campaigns and special promotions; they must be knowledgeable about these campaigns and provide customers with assistance regarding sale items, discounts and customer rewards programs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Associate

Pay by Experience for a Retail Sales Associate has a positive trend. An entry-level Retail Sales Associate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$41,000 based on 79 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Retail Sales Associate 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 70 salaries. An experienced Retail Sales Associate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 46 salaries. A Retail Sales Associate with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

3%

-7%

-10%

National Average: AU$44,056

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Retail Sales Associate Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Retail Sales Associate?

Retail Sales Associate in Maroochydore:
"Corporate Culture, Fairly Stressful, Rewarding At Times."
Pros: Get to help people make an emotional connection with their jewelry purchases.
Cons: Very high targets set for each sales professional, very strict policies and procedures to follow.

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Key Stats for Retail Sales Associate

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Retail Sales Associate Salaries

▲7%

▲3%

▼0%

National Average
AU$44,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Associate Salaries

▲2%

▼0%

National Average
AU$44,000


Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 96%