A Retail Sales Assistant earns an average wage of C$12.07 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$17,030 - C$70,116
C$17K
C$40K
C$70K
MEDIAN: C$39,933
10%
50%
90%
C$10.26 - C$16.12
C$10
C$12
C$16
MEDIAN: C$11.64
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$70K
Salary C$17,030 - C$70,116
Bonus C$800
Commission C$4,250
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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C$21,034 - C$47,615
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11
Hourly Data C$0C$23
Hourly Rate C$10.26 - C$16.12
Overtime C$18.00
Annual Data C$0C$47K
Bonus C$800
Commission C$4,250
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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C$21,034 - C$47,615
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

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Retail Sales Assistant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Retail Sales Assistant has a neutral trend. An entry-level Retail Sales Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$26,000 based on 33 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Retail Sales Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$30,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Retail Sales Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$32,000 based on 14 salaries. A Retail Sales Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$26,000 based on 5 salaries.

Retail Sales Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Retail Sales Assistant?

Retail Sales Assistant in Montréal:
"Job status."
Pros: The people I work with. The sunglasses and brands.
Cons: The unfair treatment, the lies, promises never kept, being taken advantage of.

Key Stats for Retail Sales Assistant

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲24%

Mid-Career
▲18%

Late-Career
▲1%

▼0%

National Average
C$26,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 63%
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