The average pay for a Late-Career Retail Sales Associate is C$13.44 per hour.

C$10.62 - C$18.36
MEDIAN: C$12.89
Hourly Data C$0C$19
Hourly Rate C$10.62 - C$18.36
Overtime C$19.95
Annual Data C$0C$42K
Commission C$5,087
Profit Sharing C$3,640
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).
C$22,515 - C$42,131
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

Job Description for Retail Sales Associate

A retail sales associate works in the customer areas of a retail store. The store uses these workers to help maintain the location's orderliness and appearance, as well as assist shoppers in locating specific merchandise and with questions about sales or special discounts. Additionally, many stores ask their retail associates to perform duties such as restocking inventory throughout a shift. In some stores, associates are cross-trained as cashiers and may be called upon to either run a register at the front of the store or at a remote department location during busy hours. Typically, associates help with store-wide sales campaigns and special promotions; they must be knowledgeable about these campaigns and provide customers with assistance regarding sale items, discounts and customer rewards programs.


Retail Sales 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 Sales Associate Job Listings

Key Stats for Retail Sales Associate


60 %
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
20 years or more

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Associate Salaries

Customer Service

National Average

Customer Relations


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.


60 %
40 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 55%