Retail Store Assistant in Perth, Western Australia Salary (Australia)
A Retail Store Assistant in Perth, Western Australia earns an average wage of AU$18.17 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
|Hourly Rate||AU$15.40 - AU$23.28|
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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).)
|AU$31,248 - AU$48,656|
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.Read More...
It is important to be friendly, to be able to love working with customers, and to be able to adapt service to individual customers. It is essential to keep the store neat and clean, so it is welcoming to customers at all times. Stock levels may be monitored by the assistant, and inventory duties may be carried out. Items that are selling well may be communicated to management so that these items can be stocked up on. Merchandise may also be arranged by the assistant, so it is presented in a manner that is attractive to customers.
The retail store assistant will usually work with other assistants, so strong teamwork skills are important. Other duties that involve things such as cashiering and answering telephone calls may also be given to the assistant. Often, a minimum of a high school diploma is required, though some places of employment will be willing to hire high school students. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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.
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