€21,449
Avg. Salary
€9.83
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

€486

Bonus

€410

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Retail Sales Assistant is €9.83 per hour.

The average pay for a Retail Sales Assistant is €21,449 per year.

€8.86
10%
€9.83
50%
€12.39
90%
MEDIAN €9.83
€17k
10%
€21k
50%
€31k
90%
MEDIAN €21,449
€17,262 - €31,136
€17K
€21K
€31K
MEDIAN: €21,449
10%
50%
90%
€8.86 - €12.39
€8
€9
€12
MEDIAN: €9.83
10%
50%
90%
€0€31K
Salary €17,262 - €31,136
Bonus €99.44 - €1,179
Commission €0.00 - €2,970
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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€18,371 - €27,083
  • Country: Ireland
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 15 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 95
Hourly Data €0€17
Hourly Rate €8.86 - €12.39
Hourly Tips €0.81
Overtime €8.79 - €17.88
Annual Data €0€27K
Bonus €99.44 - €1,179
Commission €0.00 - €2,970
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).
)
€18,371 - €27,083
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 15 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 652

Job Description for Retail Sales Assistant

Successfully operating a retail establishment requires many elements working in tandem, both inside and outside the store. When a customer enters a store for the first time, a large part of what forms their initial impression is the manner and quality of the retail staff. The retail sales associate is one of the key cogs that makes the machinery of a retail store function. A retail sales associate typically has several duties, but the most important of them is to engage the customer and assist them in finding what they have come to find.

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Retail Sales Assistant Tasks
  • Greet customers, answer questions, and direct attention to products.
  • Organize and maintain retail floor.
  • Accept payment and place special orders.
  • Assist with purchases, pricing, sizes, and fittings.

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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Retail Sales Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Retail Sales Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €20,000 based on 425 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 €21,000 based on 193 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 €22,000 based on 165 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 €24,000 based on 45 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: €20,677

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Retail Sales Assistant Reviews

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

Retail Sales Assistant in Roscommon:
Pros: Variety of tasks.
Cons: Low hours.

Retail Sales Assistant in Blanchardstown:
Pros: Meeting new people satisfying customers.
Cons: Manager can take advantage of employees booking herself off work.

Retail Sales Assistant in Dublin:
"They do not pay for experience staff."
Check staff pay. Are intervers srtated to the people they interview.

Retail Sales Assistant in Arklow:
"Phone shop."
Pros: Professional environment, trust.
Cons: Stressful at times.

Retail Sales Assistant in Tralee:
Pros: I like most of the people.
Cons: Management (the gestapo/nazi)

Retail Sales Assistant in Galway:
Pros: Being in charge of ordering products and paperwork.
Cons: Not a lot of recognition for job being done.

Retail Sales Assistant in Drogheda:
"Challenging At Times."
Pros: Interacting with customers. Getting in new stock and displaying the items. Helping customers.
Cons: Not being able to complete task or not being able to help the customer fully with what they need . The stress sometimes get to you when we are under staffed or when there is a lot. To do on your task list and the shop gets busy and you don't get to complete it.

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Key Stats for Retail Sales Assistant

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

▲17%

▲6%

▲4%

National Average
€21,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Assistant Salaries



▲2%

National Average
€21,000

Customer Service
▼2%

Cash Handling
▼2%

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 94%