A Retail Associate earns an average wage of C$11.75 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. This job's rate does not change very much with experience.

C$10.65 - C$14.47
C$11
C$12
C$14
MEDIAN: C$11.88
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data C$0C$17
Hourly Rate C$10.65 - C$14.47
Hourly Tips C$0.25
Overtime C$17.59
Annual Data C$0C$31K
Bonus C$250
Commission C$0.00
Profit Sharing C$700
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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C$22,045 - C$31,170
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 77

Job Description for Retail Associate

Retail associates work in department stores, supermarkets, sporting goods stores, and other retail environments. Generally, they provide support to customers, work to meet sales goals, and offer additional items to customers ("upselling" products and services as required by their employer). They must answer customer questions and help resolve concerns in a timely and friendly manner. Additionally, retail associates help ensure display areas are neat, and they may also double as a cashier in smaller stores.

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Retail Associate Tasks

  • Process payment for products or service, may maintain customer preference records.
  • Assist the customer in selecting products/services, answer questions and check for stock and availability.
  • Attend special training of products/services to understand the product features, trends or styles of the products/services.
  • Sell the organization's products/services to new or established customers typically via walk-in business.

Retail Associate Pay By Employer

$0$39K

Ross Stores, Inc
25 profiles
$19,203

Ross Group, Inc
17 profiles
$19,151

$21,086

Macy's, Inc.
16 profiles
$20,775

$24,676

JCPenney
10 profiles
$17,989

$17,328

Fred Meyer Inc
8 profiles
$20,196

TJ Maxx Inc
8 profiles
$19,309

$22,254

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Key Stats for Retail Associate

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Retail Associate Salaries

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
C$25,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Experienced
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 67%