The average hourly pay for a Retail Sales Associate with Retail skills is AU$21.23.
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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 …Read more
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Popular Skills for Retail Sales Associate
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Client Interaction are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Merchandising, Customer Relations, Cash Handling and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Associate
An entry-level Retail Sales Associate with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$19.92 based on 20 salaries. An early career Retail Sales Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.18 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Retail Sales Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.36 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Retail Sales Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.95 based on 6 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Retail Sales Associate in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 8.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (5.6% less), Perth, Western Australia (1.9% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (0.9% less).
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