The average wage for a Retail Store Assistant in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$19.42 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

AU$29,590 - AU$46,629
AU$30K
AU$38K
AU$47K
MEDIAN: AU$38,000
10%
50%
90%
AU$15.56 - AU$23.66
AU$16
AU$19
AU$24
MEDIAN: AU$19.47
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$49K
Salary AU$29,590 - AU$46,629
Commission AU$2,250
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$32,325 - AU$49,706
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data AU$0AU$35
Hourly Rate AU$15.56 - AU$23.66
Overtime AU$0.00 - AU$35.23
Annual Data AU$0AU$49K
Commission AU$2,250
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$32,325 - AU$49,706
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 116

Job Description for Retail Store Assistant

A retail store assistant works in a retail environment, such as a department store or a smaller retail store. He or she provides customer service. The assistant will greet customers when they enter the store and will ask the customers what kind of assistance can be provided. The assistant may be able to offer recommendations based on the customer’s needs. Some stores will offer commission, so it is important to be able to upsell, while providing friendly customer service that does not overly pressure the customer. It may also be required to meet minimum sales goals in a certain period.

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Retail Store Assistant Tasks

  • Assist the manager in day to day store operations.
  • Assist customers and escalate customer requests or complaints to the manager as necessary.
  • Monitor closing, opening, and cash reconciliation, and complete reports.
  • Schedule the appropriate number of employees while taking into consideration back-ups, sick days, and peak hours.

Retail Store Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Retail Store Assistant

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Retail Store Assistant Salaries

▲7%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
AU$41,000

Skills That Affect Retail Store Assistant Salaries


National Average
AU$41,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%