Average Sales Assistant Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$20.73
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AU$500
Bonus
AU$8,000
Commission
AU$190
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Sales Assistant in Australia is AU$20.73.
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AU$17.43
MEDIAN
AU$20.73
90%
AU$25.51
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Hourly Rate
AU$17 - AU$26
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$500
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$190
Commission
AU$0 - AU$8,000
Total Pay
AU$36,469 - AU$54,649

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Job Description for Sales Assistant

Sales Assistant Tasks
  • Provides clerical support.
  • Follow-up with calls to prospective clients to provide additional product/services information.
  • Acts as liaison between outside sales and customers by keeping in contact with prospective clients throughout the sale.
  • Required to meet weekly or monthly performance quota for qualifying prospects.

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Popular Skills for Sales Assistant

Skills in Customer Service, Sales, Cash Handling and Merchandising are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client/Server.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Assistant

An entry-level Sales Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$19.31 based on 17 salaries. An early career Sales Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$20.04 based on 86 salaries. A mid-career Sales Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.89 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Sales Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.52 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$22.
Employees with Sales Assistant in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 1.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (13.2% less), Hobart, Tasmania (12.5% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (5.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 149 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.4%
Early Career
57.7%
Mid Career
15.4%
Experienced
7.4%
Late Career
8.1%

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