The average hourly pay for a Sales Assistant in Ireland is €10.09.
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€101 - €1,030
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€18,297 - €26,795
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Job Description for Sales Assistant
A sales assistant usually works in a retail store. The merchandise sold can vary greatly, from clothing to automotive parts to electronics. A sales assistant will greet customers when they first enter the store, so it is important to have a friendly demeanor. The sales assistant should ask the customer questions, in order to determine what their needs are. However, the sales assistant should be able to read the customer. For instance, if the customer seems uncomfortable, the customer should be l…Read more
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
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Customer Service, Merchandising and Cash Handling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client/Server and Sales.
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 €9.75 based on 9 salaries. An early career Sales Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €10.09 based on 49 salaries. A mid-career Sales Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €10.41 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Sales Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €11.21 based on 17 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Sales Assistant in their job title in Dublin, Dublin earn an average of 3.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cork, Cork (1.6% more) and Kilkenny, Kilkenny (0.8% more).
Years of Experience
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